John M. Houser

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John Mark Houser, 52, of Westminster, died suddenly Dec. 26, 2013, in Mt. Holly Springs, Pa.

Born June 9, 1961, in Baltimore, he was the son of Cleaborn Thurman and Nancy Jane Luckabaugh Houser, of Westminster. He was the husband of Deborah Ann Crouse Houser, of Emmitsburg, his wife of 34 years.

He worked as a Respiratory Therapist at Carlisle Regional Hospital. He was a 1979 graduate of North Carroll High School and a 2010 graduate of Frederick Community College.

He was a member of the Westminster National Guard from 1979 to 1983. He was a member of Manchester Baptist Church. He enjoyed his children, grandchildren, hiking, history and Civil War memorabilia.

Surviving, in addition to his parents and wife, are children John Wesley Houser and wife Carol Elizabeth, of East Berlin, Pa., Brandy Renee Houser, of Missoula, Mont., and Jacob Daniel Houser, of York, Pa.; siblings Susanna Hinajoso, of Calif., Ruth McElheny, of N.Y., Debbie Jacobellis, of Ga., Mary Wilson, of Pa., and Michael Houser, of Va.; and grandchildren Brandan Wesley, Layne Bryan, Wyatt Daniel and Cheyenne Elizabeth Houser.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Manchester Baptist Church, 2933 Manchester Baptist Church Rd., Manchester, MD 21102, with the Rev. David Scafide officiating.

Interment will be in the Manchester Baptist Church cemetery.

The family will receive friends 1 p.m. Sunday until the time of service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made towards his grandchildren's education, C/O Deborah Houser, 11537 Taneytown Pike, Emmitsburg, MD. 21727.

Arrangements are by the Eckhardt Funeral Chapel P.A., Manchester.

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Eckhardt Funeral Chapel, P.A. - Manchester
3296 Charmil Drive P.O. Box 389
Manchester, MD 21102
(410) 374-2626
Published in Carroll County Times from Dec. 28 to Dec. 29, 2013
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