Mr. John J.
Houston died Wednesday afternoon at the home of his son E.R.
in Findley Township, aged almost 78 years. He has been in poor health for
the past two years, but the illness which caused his death was of short
duration, the end resulting from a complication incident to advanced age.
Most of his life he
spent in Findley Township, moving to Mercer a few years ago and was widely
known and respected. He was a member of the Second Presbyterian Church and
man of unquestioned integrity. He is survived by his wife, two sons, E.R.
of Findley Township and Walter H. Houston of
Columbus, Ohio and one daughter Mrs. R. D. Vance
of Westview, Allegheny County. Three brothers, William
of Mercer, James of Findley Township, and Rev.
T.A. of Darlington, and one sister, Mrs. Mary
Wilson of Findley township are also living.
this funeral have not been completed but will be held on Saturday
afternoon at 1 o’clock.
[John J. Houston
is buried in Findley Cemetery
in Findley Township.]