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Nena Duffy (Cusmano, Houghtaling

Clearwater, FL

Nena  Duffy (Cusmano, Houghtaling) of Clearwater, FL formerly of Battle Creek, MI passed away at Pennock Hospital in Hastings, MI on Monday November 11th with family by her side.

She was born in Detroit, MI on January 18th, 1922 the daughter of Vincenzo and Vitina Cusmano.

Nena married William Houghtaling Sr. in 1939 in Battle Creek and they had two children. That marriage ended in 1959. She later married Joseph Duffy and they made their home in Clearwater, Florida, where they lived the last 25 years until Joseph passed away in 2012.

Nena worked in the Post Cereal production department in Battle Creek for 18 years. She also worked throughout her life studying Astrology and conducting many Astrology readings for friends and relatives. She truly loved her Brittany Dog that was her devoted companion and called her my little girl.

Nena is survived by a daughter, JoAnn (Gary) Robinson of York, South Carolina; a son, Bill Houghtaling of Hastings, Michigan. six grand children, Wendy Scheldrick, Becky McMahan, Teraysa Grasty, Dawn Van Boxtel, Kim Kohlhoff and Nena C. Houghtaling; two brothers, Sam Cusmano of Clearwater, Florida and Josheph (Lucile) Cusmano of Clinton Twp, Michigan; a sister, Connie Patti of Clinton Twp. Michigan.

Cremation was requested and there is no service planned. In lieu of flowers a memorial contribution may be made to the American Humane Society.

The family has entrusted Lauer Family Funeral Homes-Wren Chapel 1401 N. Broadway to provide services. Please share condolences with Nena's family at www.lauerfh.com.

Published in Battle Creek Enquirer on Nov. 17, 2013
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