Lucille J. Houck

March 6, 1934 – Nov. 17, 2020

Lucille J. Houck, 86, Seven Stars, died Tuesday. She was born in Waynesburg, the daughter of the late Russell and Donna (Wherry) Johnson. On March 1, 1958, at the Upper Spruce Creek Presbyterian Church, she married Glenn E. Houck, who preceded her in death on Aug. 6, 1996.

She is survived by one son: Brian (Patty) Houck; two daughters: Rena (Doug) Savell and Nadine (Chip) Davitt; four grandchildren: Joe and Aaron Houck, Larissa Chandler and Caitlyn Lowe; and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sons: Lorne and Vaughn Houck.

Lucille was a graduate of Waynesburg High School and Penn State University, where she received her Bachelor of Science degree. She served as a home economist for the Cooperative Extension Service in both Westmoreland and Huntingdon counties. She was also a member of the Upper Spruce Creek Presbyterian Church and served in many capacities including deacon and elder. She also served on the board of directors for the Presbyterian Homes of the Huntingdon Presbytery.

She enjoyed baking, knitting and gardening. She was a very supportive wife and mother and did many things to help her husband, Glenn, operate their dairy farm.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, at the Upper Spruce Creek Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Carl Campbell and Pastor Scott Kretchmar officiating.

At Lucille’s direction, we ask that, instead of sending flowers, please make a contribution in her memory to the Hershey Medical Center, 1249 Cocoa Ave., Suite 115 P.O. Box 852, Hershey, PA 17033-0852. For those unable to attend the memorial service, a livestream link will be made available on the Richard H. Searer Funeral Home webpage as well as its Facebook page.