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Charles F. Houston

March 23, 1918 July 26, 2019
Charles F. Houston
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Charles F. Houston, 101, of Blue Bell, PA, passed away on July 26, 2019. He was the beloved husband of the late Ruth B. Houston for nearly 70 years. Charles was born in Philadelphia, PA, on March 23, 1918, to the late John L. and Eleanor (McCartney) Houston. He served his country with the U.S. Navy during World War II and received his master’s degree in administration from Temple University. Charles began working as an electrician and later was a teacher and administrator for the Philadelphia School District for 33 years. He was a member of the Temple University gymnastics team, coached gymnastics at Central High School and judged many competitions in the Montgomery County area. Charles also loved sailing, golf and woodworking. He is survived by his four children: Patti Keyser (Bruce), Donna Adams (Bill), Chip Houston (Marian), Chris Houston (Leslie); seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by three siblings: Jack Houston, Helen Welsh and Berenice Furchtenicht. Relatives and friends are invited to his funeral mass on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at 11 a.m. at St. Alphonsus Church, 33 Conwell Drive, Maple Glen, PA, 19002. A visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the church. Interment will be at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Cheltenham.


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Visitation

Wednesday

7

Aug

10:00 AM 8/7/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/7/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Alphonsus Church

33 Conwell Drive
Maple Glen, PA 19002

St. Alphonsus Church
33 Conwell Drive Maple Glen 19002 PA
United States

Funeral Mass

Wednesday

7

Aug

11:00 AM 8/7/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Alphonsus Church

33 Conwell Drive
Maple Glen, PA 19002

St. Alphonsus Church
33 Conwell Drive Maple Glen 19002 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery Final Resting Place

Cheltenham Avenue and Ivy Hill Road
Philadelphia, PA 19150

Cheltenham Avenue and Ivy Hill Road Philadelphia 19150 PA
United States
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