FINEVIEW, NY — Thelma I. Houghton, 95, of Cicero and Liverpool, died Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, at her daughter’s residence, where she was under the care of her family and Hospice of Central New York.
The funeral will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, at the T.R. Jetty Funeral Home in Clayton with Reverend Frederica Webb, pastor of Fineview Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery, Wellesley Island.
Born Nov. 9, 1923, in Thousand Islands Park, a daughter of Joseph and Catharine MacKinnon Patterson, she graduated from Clayton High School.
On Dec. 13, 1941, she married William Houghton in Plessis, N.Y. Bill died Nov. 20, 2008 at age 85.
For a time Thelma worked as a secretary for the Y.M.C.A. in Watertown. From 1975 to 1985, Thelma and her husband, owned and operated Bill’s Mini-Mart on Wellesley Island.
Thelma was a member of the Brewerton Methodist Church, the Fineview Methodist Church, Wellesley Island Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, the LaFargeville American Legion Klock-Smith Post 1588 Ladies Auxiliary, and a member of the Brewerton Eastern Star.
Surviving are four daughters, Karen Houghton of Rochester, Judy Barth, Sandy (Ron) Oaster, and Sheryl (Paul) Carlucci, with whom she resided with, all of Cicero; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
All of her brothers and sisters died before her.
Donations can be made in her name to the Fineview Methodist Church, or the Wellesley Island Fire Department.