John A. "Jack" Houseman Sr., 69, Altoona, passed away Saturday at UPMC Altoona.
He was born in Altoona, son of John Edgar and Ann (Schroeder) Houseman. He married Paula A. DeArmitt on July 3, 1964. She passed away April 3, 2009.
Surviving are two sons: John II (Leslie) in Virginia and Cory of Altoona; and a grandson, John Anthony III.
Jack was preceded in death by two sisters: Lorraine and Jo.
He was a 1962 graduate of Altoona High School. He retired in 2009 as a buyer for F.L. Smith Co., after 43 years of service.
Jack was a member of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament. He enjoyed adult softball for many years and coached basketball and Little League baseball for 20 years.
Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at Leslie E. Axe Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013 at Axe and Santella Family Chapel, 1534 Fourth St., Altoona. Committal will be at Calvary Cemetery.