Jeanne O. Houck
Jeanne O. Houck
  • March 27, 1927 - February 27, 2016
  • Bradford, New York

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Jeanne O. Houck, age 88 of Bradford, NY, passed away at home, Saturday, February 27th, 2016.

She was born in Canandaigua, NY on March 27, 1927 and was the daughter of Cecelia (Ryan) and Walter Overhiser. After graduating from Watkins Glen High School, she was employed as a telephone operator with New York Telephone. She and her late husband, Kenneth J. Houck were married in St. Mary's of the Lake Church in Watkins Glen on July 9th, 1949. Jeanne was a communicant of St. Stanislaus Church in Bradford.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Carol Houck of Montour Falls; granddaughter, Sarah Houck of Watkins Glen. Also surviving is her brother-in-law, Lauren (Vivian) Houck; sister-in-law, Myrtle Houck; nieces and nephews, James (Nancy) Kelleher, Beth (Kevin) Feeney, Kathleen Murphy, Robert (Patricia) Spencer, William Spencer, Mary Kay Spencer and John (Jennifer) Spencer, as well as several other nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Cecelia and Walter Overhiser, she was predeceased by her husband, Kenneth J. Houck and sisters, Shirley (Robert, Sr.) Spencer and Elizabeth (James) Kelleher, and brother, Walter Overhiser, Jr.

Friends and family may call from 11 am to 1pm on Monday, March 7th, 2016 at St. Stanislaus Church, 7648 Whitehead Hill Rd, Bradford, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the conclusion of visitation at 1pm with Rev. Patrick Connor, celebrant. Memorial donations may be made in Jeanne's memory to the Bradford Volunteer Ambulance, 9892 Main St., Bradford, NY 14815 or the Tyrone Ambulance PO Box 69, Tyrone, NY 14887.