Kenneth E. Houck

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    - Jim & Joan Houck
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Mr. Kenneth E. Houck, 90, of York Street, Taneytown, MD, died Friday morning, March 18, 2016, at SpiriTrust Lutheran Home Care, Gettysburg, PA. Born July 3, 1925 in Johnsville, MD, he was the son of the late Roy W. and Mary (Blessing) Houck. Mr. Houck worked at the Cambridge Rubber Shoe Company, Taneytown, as a foreman and lastly as a watchman. He retired in 1987. He was a member of The Eagles Club, Littlestown, PA and enjoyed playing cards, dancing and watching television. He was also a devoted husband and father. He is survived by his wife, Shirley J. (Wagaman) Houck; two daughters, Sandra Yealey of Hanover, PA and Cherry Arvin of Gettysburg; his step-children, Mearle "Butch" Shaffer, Jr. of Waynesboro, Jearry "Spike" Shaffer of Waynesboro, Shelton "Mike" Shaffer of Waynesboro, Arnold "Arnie" Shaffer of Waynesboro, John "Chip" Shaffer of Waynesboro, and Heidi Bowers of St. Thomas; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and a number of nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Michael J. Houck; two step-sons, Greg Shaffer and Troy Aughinbaugh; three brothers; and one sister. Services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, March 22, 2016, in Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, 50 S. Broad St., Waynesboro. Burial will follow in Mount Zion Cemetery, near Quincy, PA. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services, Tuesday morning, in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to: The at

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Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Inc.
50 South Broad Street
Waynesboro, PA 17268
(717) 762-2811
Published in Carroll County Times on Mar. 19, 2016
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