Eunice Houghton, 95, Carthage

CARTHAGE, NY —  Eunice Houghton, 95, of 1045 West Street Road, formerly of Dalton Estates, died peacefully early morning on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021, at the Carthage Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation where she had been a resident since 2013.

She was born on Dec. 21, 1925, in Black River, New York to the late Harry & Annie (Hadley) Walton.

She married Leo Houghton on Dec. 31, 1945, in Denmark, New York. Mr. Houghton died on Nov. 11, 1986.

Eunice was primarily a homemaker, she is survived by her children; Randall (Lory) Houghton, Rochester; Timothy Houghton, Watertown; Michael (Patricia) Houghton, West Carthage; and Robert (Christine) Houghton, Carthage; 11-grandchildren and 9-great-grandchildren.

She is predeceased by her husband Leo; two brothers Frederick Walton & Joseph Walton and a sister Marion Ames.

She enjoyed playing cards, Bingo, and she loved listening to music during her quiet time. She often could be found watching birds outside her window; but most of all she cherished time spent with her family and her grandchildren.

A private graveside service will be held in the spring in the Black River Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family has asked donations to be made to the Carthage Food Pantry, 495 S Washington St, Carthage, NY 13619.

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Arrangements are being handled by the Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service., Inc., 500 State St., Carthage, NY 13619.