George Houpt (1939 - 2016)

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George Houpt, age 76, of DuBois, passed away on March 1, 2016.
He was born Dec. 27, 1939, in Berwick, Pa., the son of the late Lynn and Creola (Kishbaugh) Houpt. He was a beloved husband to Ann Lee (Maier) Houpt, whom he married Jan. 5, 1963.
George was a Presbyterian by faith.
He graduated from Corning Northside High School; earned a Ceramic Engineering B.S. degree from Alfred University, and an MBA from Case Western Reserve University. His career started at Ferro Corporation in Cleveland, Ohio. While at Ferro he served at their subsidiary in South Africa in the 1970s. Before retiring, he also served in marketing roles at Kern, Carbone (Stackpole), and Airco Carbon & Graphite in the DuBois, Pa., region.
George leaves behind a son, Sam Houpt of Uncasville, Conn.; a brother, Donald Houpt of Caton, N.Y.; and many nephews and nieces.
He was preceded in death by his parents and wife, Ann Lee Houpt, who passed away April 15, 2002.
Friends will be received at Mohney-Yargar Funeral Chapel, Inc., 142 W. Long Avenue, DuBois, PA 15801, from 10 a.m. until the time of services Saturday, March 5, 2016. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 5, 2016, at the funeral home with the Reverend John White officiating. Private interment will be at noon Monday, March 7, 2016, at Hope Cemetery in Corning, N.Y.
Online remembrances can be made at www.mohney-yargarfuneralchapel.com or www.mem.com.
Arrangements are under the care of Mohney-Yargar Funeral Chapel, Inc. in DuBois.
Published in The Courier Express on Mar. 4, 2016
Arrangements under the direction of:
Mohney-Yargar Funeral Chapel, Inc.
142 West Long Ave | Du Bois, PA 15801 | (814) 371-2521
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