Josephine L. Houck, 94

OCT. 10, 1918-JUNE 20, 2013

June 23, 2013

Josephine L. Houck, 94, of Clear Spring, Md., passed away Thursday, June 20, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown, Md.

Born Oct. 10, 1918, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Scott Franklin Pittenger Sr. and Lillian Virginia Whetstone Pittenger.

She was a very active member of Christ Reformed Church, UCC.

Mrs. Houck loved quilting and was a member of Funkstown American Legion 211.

She is survived by her daughter, Sandra Ann Houck-Burger and husband, Rolland, of Hagerstown; three grandchildren, Matthew Joseph, Travis Andrew and Zachary Ethan Burger; and one sister, Doris Eckstine.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, A. Glenn Houck; an infant daughter, Jo Ann; one brother, Scott F. Pittenger Jr.; and two sisters, Emma Jane Shelton and Virginia Ott.

A memorial service will be today at 11 a.m. at Christ Reformed Church, UCC, with the Rev. Gregory Messerole officiating.

The family will receive friends one half-hour prior to the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Christ Reformed Church, UCC, 130 W. Franklin St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home.

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