Howard R. Kimmel, 71, of Warren, Pa., died Sunday, May 26, 2013 at Warren General Hospital after an extended illness. He was born July 9, 1941 in Wilkinsburg, Pa., to the late Ralph and Nellie Hemple Kimmel. He has resided in Warren for the past 28 years and was formerly of Marienville, Pa. He was a 1959 graduate of Wilkinsburg High School. He was employed as a furnace operator with the former Glass Container of Marienville, Pa., and was a bus driver with the Transit Authority of Warren, retiring from there due to illness after many years. He was a member of the Olive Temple Masonic Lodge of Tionesta, Pa.