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Mildred P. Houghton

July 6, 2019
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Mildred Pauline Houghton, age 102 on July 6, 2019.  Born in Mt. Carmel, PA, the youngest of 11 Reiner children. In 1941 married Clark Houghton, a Reading Railroad engineer and settled in Bethlehem, PA then moved to Philadelphia.  Mildred worked for Brown Instruments which later became Honeywell retiring as a billing supervisor in 1972. She moved into Spring House Estates in 1995 where she enjoyed special friendships for the past 25 years. During her life she traveled the US and abroad. Mildred was a person of many talents - avid reader, bridge player, artist, poet and self-taught pianist.  For over 50 years, Mildred solved the Phila Inquirer cryptogram. She was a long-standing member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Hatboro, PA. Mildred is remembered as a good listener, storyteller, and kind person. She will be missed by all who knew her especially her family. Mildred is survived by her son Richard Houghton (Marie) of Phoenixville, PA; grandchildren Julie Kline (Robert), Stephen Houghton (Erin), Jessica David (Bruce); and daughter-in-law, Connie. Also survived by twelve great grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, Clark I. Houghton, son, Clark R. Houghton, daughter-in-law, Marie C. Houghton, grandson, Jeffery Houghton, and seven brothers and three sisters. Relatives and friends are invited to a visitation at Schneider Funeral Home, 431 N. York Road, Hatboro on Thursday after 9:30 AM until 10:30 AM followed by a service at Saint John’s Lutheran Church, 505 N. York Rd, Hatboro at 11:00 AM. Interment will immediately follow at Forest Hills Cemetery, Huntingdon Valley. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the ACTS Legacy Foundation, Spring House Estates Samaritan Fund, 728 Norristown Road, Lower Gwynedd, PA 19002.

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