V. Houck, 86, of Carlisle, passed away on Friday, December 9, 2016 in the M. S. Hershey Medical Center. She
was born on February 15, 1930 in Nazareth, PA, and was a daughter of the late Walter C. and Anna M. (Kahler) Himler and was
the widow of Albert F. Houck, who died on Oct. 24, 1997.
Marion graduated from Nazareth Area High School with the class of 1948.
She was a loving homemaker and a faithful longtime member of St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church in Carlisle.
She served as a Sunday School Teacher, Altar Guild Member, Women’s Circle Member, Peanut Butter Egg Maker and
many other volunteer positions within the church.
She is survived by two daughters; Nancy (husband, Eugene) Hertzler of Mechanicsburg
and Charlene Mahoney (significant other, Peter Black) of Carlisle, two sons; Thomas (wife, Deborah) Houck of Carlisle and
Paul (wife, Juanita) Houck of Mooresville, NC, two sisters; Alice Beers of Carlisle and Kathryn (husband, Howard) Bruch of
Falls Church, VA, eight grandchildren; Brian (wife, Sarah) Hertzler, Greg Hertzler (companion, Karen Lowry), Abby (husband,
Robert) Simmons, Ryan Houck, Jordan Houck, Justin Mahoney (fiancée, Karen Larson), Jennifer (husband, Jayshon) Wilson
and Joshua Mahoney; step grandchildren Nikki (husband, Chris Hoskins) Ruby, Anthony (wife, Courtney) Ruby and Benjamin Ruby;
four great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, December 16, 2016 at 11:30 a.m.
in the St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, 201 W. Louther St., Carlisle, with Pastor Robert Moore officiating.
Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until time of service. A time of fellowship will immediately
follow the service at the church. Burial will be at the convenience of the family in Mt. Holly Springs
Cemetery. Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, is assisting the family. Memorial donations
in Marion’s name may be made to St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church. Please visit www.Since1853.com to send condolences.
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Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Houck family. We are very sorry for your loss. Our prayers are
with you today and going forward, prayers you during your time of healing. God Bless you.
Amy and Konrad
Heartfelt prayers and blessings to the entire Houck family. Marion was truly
a very special lady and may her memories and love comfort all of you in the days going forward.
Donald & Mary Wohler
Tom and entire Houck Family: We are so sorry for your loss.
You all will be in our thoughts and prayers during this time. Barb Adams Heather, Jay, Leah and Allison Bear.
and Family, I am so very sorry for your loss. My Mother passed away 12/16/14, so I know exactly how you are feeling. Please
know that I'm thinking of you.
Kathy Powless Crawford
May "the hearer of prayer"continue to sustain your family during this most difficult
time. Share your memories as you lean on each other for encouragement to stay strong. We hope that the many cards, hugs,
kind words, and loving prayers give your family comfort.
Marion was a gracious lady and a very faithful member
of our St. Paul congregation. We share Charlene and family's sorrow at this time.
Lissy and Doug Weirich
and the entire family, our heart felt condolences on the passing of your Mom. A great lady I personally recall the pleasure
of knowing during our crafting days together... God Speed we have another Angel to watch over us all.
Frederick, Marty, & Williams Family
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