O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

Marian Houghton

Marian “Nan” Houghton, age 84, of Highland Avenue, Salamanca, New York died Tuesday, September 29, 2009 at Bradford Regional Medical Center.

Born on October 16, 1924 in Salamanca, New York she was the daughter of the late Martin & Catherine Solarek Zbink. She was married on October 28, 1944 to Mr. Harold K. Houghton who predeceased her in 1977.

Mrs. Houghton was employed as a Department Head at the former Newberry’s Department Store in Salamanca, New York. She was an avid reader, enjoyed spending time with her family, enjoyed sports, and her flower garden. She was dedicated to taking care of her late husband.

Surviving are: a daughter, Sue (John) Rockwell, Highland Avenue, Salamanca, new York; 2 grandchildren, Melissa Worrell, Richland, N.C., Laura Friday, Olean, New York; 4 great grandchildren, Joel Harris, Jonathan Harris, both of Wilmington, N.C., Dylan (Ashley) Wier, Salamanca, New York, Morgan Friday, Olean, New York; 2 sisters, Ann Luce, Fredericksburg, VA, Marjorie Zawatski, Allegany, New York; several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by several brothers and sisters.

There will be no visitation.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 10, 2009 at 11:00 A.M. in the O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, New York.

Burial will be in Mt. View Cemetery, Olean, New York at the convenience of the family.

E-condolences can be sent to john@orourke-orourke.com.