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Millicent "Millie" Houck

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Millicent "Millie" Houck Obituary
VERONA >> Millicent "Millie" Houck, age 84, passed away Friday evening July 11, 2014 in the comfort of her daughter's home on Merry Street in Verona with her loving family at her side.
She was born on Sept. 4, 1929 in Redfield, N.Y. one of 16 children of the late Wilbur and Effie (Kinney) Balcom and was educated in the Redfield and Sandy Creek Schools.
On April 15, 1950 Millie and John F. Houck Sr. were united in marriage at St. John's Church of Utica and shared a loving union of over 47 years together until John's death on Aug. 25, 1997.
Millie and John Sr. together operated a family farm in Vernon Center until their retirement.
Millie was a very active and devoted member of Holy Family Church of Vernon and the Secular Franciscan Society of Holy Family Church, Vernon.
Surviving are six sons and daughters-in-law, Dr. John Jr. and Marianne Houck of Cicero, Kenneth and Linda Houck of Sherrill, Thomas and Shelli Houck of Sherrill, Robert and Lori Houck of Brewerton, Norman and Terri Houck of Vernon Center and Stuart and Mary Ann Houck of Oneida; four daughters and sons-in-law, Marlene and James Simon of Trenton, Mich., Carol and Kevin Beecher of Verona, Patricia and David Hamlin of Clark Mills and Mary and Charles Sherman of Schuylerville. Also surviving are 32 beloved grandchildren and 24 cherished great-grandchildren; one brother and sister-in-law, Lloyd and Betty Balcom of Camden, N.Y.
Millie was predeceased by her parents and 14 siblings.
Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday from 4-7 p.m. at the Malecki Funeral Home Inc., 23 Front St., Vernon. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10 a.m. in Holy Family Church, Peterboro Street, Vernon, N.Y. Burial will follow in St. Helena's Cemetery, Oneida, N.Y. In memory of Millie donations may be sent Hospice and Palliative Care, 4277 Middlesettlement Road, New Hartford, N.Y. 13413.
Published in The Oneida Daily Dispatch on July 15, 2014
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