Shirley A. Houghtaling, 78, of Potter Brook Road, Sabinsville, PA, died Monday, February 8, 2016 surrounded by her family in Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, PA.
Born July 15, 1937, in Ulysses, PA, she was the daughter of LeRoy and Mildred Quackenbush Cratsley.
On June 22, 1956, in Galeton, PA, she married Durell R. Houghtaling, who predeceased her on July 17, 2015.
Surviving are: eleven children, Sandra (Robert) Worthington of Ulysses, Wanda (Daniel) Ulrich of Westfield, Cameron (Nancy) Houghtaling of Portland, TN, Durell (Donna) Houghtaling, Jr. of Harrison Valley, Marietta Morrow of Harrison Valley, Timothy (Jessica) Houghtaling of Horseheads, NY, Marlin (Cathy) Houghtaling of Mills, Sharon (Vaughan) Taft of Woodhull, NY, Monte (Julie) Houghtaling of Harrison Valley, Carmen (Deborah) Houghtaling of Sabinsville, and Rusty (Brenda) Houghtaling of Westfield; 24 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; a brother, Fred (Sonja) Cratsley of Wayne, NY; three sisters, Mary Lou (Basil) McCutcheon of Harrison Valley, PA, Jane (William) Putman of Westfield, and Sharon (Jeff) Dencenburg of Wayne, NY; nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her step-father, Homer Smith; a sister, Lucy E. Force; and a brother, Chet Cratsley.
Friends may call Thursday, February 11, 2016 from 2:00 - 4:00 and 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. at the Olney Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Ulysses, PA, where Funeral Services will be held on Friday at 11:00 a.m. Rev. David Brelo will officiate. Burial will be in Ulysses Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to God's New Beginnings Church, 104 East Main St., Harrison Valley, PA 16927.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.olneyfuneralhome.com.