Edwin L. Houghtaling, 89, of Pinehurst, NC, and formerly of Copake Falls, NY, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2019, at First Health Hospice House in Pinehurst, NC.
Ed was born in Great Barrington, MA and was the son of the late Edwin L. and Mildred (Smith) Houghtaling. He was a US Army Sargent veteran and worked his entire life as a building contractor in both NY and NC.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Marlene Lezette Houghtaling of Pinehurst, NC; daughters, Lisa Mahar of Livingston, NY, and Lori Houghtaling of Pinehurst, NC; his sister, Martha O’Connor of Mahopac, NY; his grandchildren, Elysia Boyles (George DeLong) of East Chatham, NY, and Brett Boyles (Hayley Cooper) of Livingston, NY; and his great granddaughter, Maya DeLong of East Chatham, NY whom he had a special bond with.
Funeral services will be held graveside at the Ghent Union Cemetery on Thursday, June 27, 2019, at 12:00 pm. Family and friends are welcome.
Donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or Union Presbyterian Church, Carthage, NC in his memory.
Arrangements are with Peck and Peck Funeral Home in Copake, NY.
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