Katherine V. Houck

August 01, 2007

JULY 24, 1928-JULY 30, 2007

Katherine Viola "Kitty" Houck, of 16633 Shinham Road, Hagerstown, Md., and formerly of Washington, D.C., died Monday, July 30, 2007, at her daughter's home.

Born July 24, 1928 in Frederick County, Md., she was the daughter of the late Charles and Barbara Ellen Hamilton Main.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl W. Houck, who died in 1986.

She retired from Gieco, after working 25 years in D.C.

She is survived by a son, Sylvester J. Palmer Jr. and wife, Brenda, of Louisville, Ky.; a daughter, Sharon Munson and husband, Lynn, of Hagerstown; a stepson, Timothy Houck and wife, Chris, of Knoxville, Md.; a sister, Charlotte Beaver of Greencastle, Pa.; a brother, Grayson Main of Biglerville, Pa.; three grandchildren, Kristi Madron of Eldersburg, Md., Jennifer Geroski of Louisville and Thomas Munson of Hagerstown; one stepgrandchild, Whitney Houck of Knoxville, Md.; and five great-grandchildren, Mackenzie Geroski, Logan Geroski, Kacie Madron and twins, Kamryn Madron and Keegen Madron.


She was preceded in death by two brothers, William Main and Carlton Main.

Memorial services will be private and held at the convenience of the family.

There will be no viewing.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Washington County, 747 Northern Ave., Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Arrangements are by Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.

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