Irene D. Houser


Irene D. Houser, 91, of New Columbia, died on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at the Milton Nursing and Rehab Center.
She was born Sept. 10, 1927, in Watsontown, a daughter of the late Lawrence and Nettie Deeter. On Nov. 7, 1947, she married Eugene F. Houser who preceded her in death on Dec. 23, 2001. Together they celebrated 54 years of marriage.

Early in life, Irene worked for several years for the former Montgomery Mills. She spent most of her life raising and caring for her family.
Irene was a former member of St. John's Lutheran (Delaware Run) Church. She was a life member of the Watsontown Chapter #282 Order of the Eastern Star.
Irene was very fond of pets, including her cats and dogs, and even raising horses in years past. She also loved flowers and gardening.

Surviving are one son, Eugene F. Houser Jr. of New Columbia; one daughter and son-in-law, Linda J. and Robert Rea of North Carolina; a special friend, Darlene Johns of Milton; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by two sisters, Caroline and Alberta.

Family and friends will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 19, at Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home, 308 Main St., Watsontown, followed by the funeral at 11, with the Rev. Wayne G. Wagner, retired Wesleyan Pastor, officiating.
Burial will follow in Green Lawn Memorial Park, Montgomery.

The family will provide the flowers and suggests contributions in Irene's memory be made to either the American Heart Association, 4250 Crums Mill Road, Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17112, or the American Lung Association, 3001 Gettysburg Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011.
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Published on August 14, 2019
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Aug 18, 2019
Sweetest Sunrise Bouquet was purchased for the family of Irene D. Houser.  Send flowers
Connie Hackenburg
Aug 18, 2019
Sweet Tranquility Basket was purchased for the family of Irene D. Houser by Connie Hackenburg.  Send flowers
Linda Rea
Aug 15, 2019
Will miss you very much!!! You are now at peace.