George Houghton

Obituary of George H. Houghton

George H. Houghton of Thompson, CT passed away unexpectedly, April 28, 2020 at his home in Thompson. George lived a wholesome 91 years, he was a proud Veteran and family man. He was born March 12, 1929 in Baltic, CT, son of Herbert and Madora (Bessett) Houghton. He was the beloved husband of Marie Cecile (Dion) Houghton for 71 years.

George served with the United States Marines and retired at 55 years old from Tupperware Manufacturing International as Vice President, Transportation. George was lucky enough to spend more years retired than working. He enjoyed golfing, traveling, driving his boat for skiers and just sitting on his porch. George’s favorite saying was “Have a Happy”.

He leaves his wife Marie Cecile Houghton of Thompson, CT; his sons Michael Houghton of Danielson, CT, Thomas Houghton of Webster, MA and James Houghton and his wife Brenda of Woodstock, CT. His siblings Beverly Jankowski, Judy Vertefeuille, Roy Converse and Ronald Houghton, Sr.; his four grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. George was predeceased by his siblings Marilyn Babbitt, Sheila Lavoie, Douglas Houghton and Richard Houghton.

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