Mr. Joseph Francis Houghton, age 57 of Kennett Square, passed away on Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at his residence. He was the husband for over 14 years of Angela “Angie” Dawn (Ehrhart) Houghton and loving father of Stella Grace Houghton. Born on August 5, 1964 in Philadelphia, he was the son of Francis Joseph and Barbara Ann (Downs) Houghton.
Mr. Houghton was a graduate of Salesianum School, Wilmington, DE in the class of 1982. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business from Widener University. He worked for over 25 years for Anthony & Sylvan Pools in Doylestown. He was a huge Notre Dame Football fan and loved to play soccer. He was a member of St. Patrick Church, Kennett Square. Most of all he loved his family and friends.
In addition to his wife, daughter and parents, Mr. Houghton is survived by his siblings, Michael Houghton (Eileen), Barbara Rizzo (William), Daniel Houghton (Jordan), Melissa Singleton (Syrome), Stephen Houghton, and William Houghton (Katie). He is also survived by his sister-in-law Karen and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his brother Frank Houghton.
Friends will be received on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 from 5 to 8 PM at the Kuzo Funeral Home, 250 W. State St., Kennett Square, PA 19348. For those planning on attending, please plan to wear a mask. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at 10 AM at St. Patrick Church, 212 Meredith St., Kennett Square, PA 19348. Interment will follow at St. Patrick Cemetery, Kennett Square. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Mr. Houghton’s name to The B+ Foundation, 101 Rockland Circle, Wilmington, DE 19803 or by visiting www.BePositive.org.
The B+ Foundation
Mass of Christian BurialSeptember 29, 2021 10 AM St. Patrick Church
212 Meredith St.
Kennett Square, PA 19348
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