W. Frances Houser

W. Frances Houser

W. Frances Houser, 84, formerly of New Ringgold, PA passed away peacefully in her sleep on Friday, August 9, 2019, at Hometown Nursing Center, Tamaqua, PA.. Frances was born in St. John’s, Newfoundland, on January 16, 1935, to the late Alexander and Claire (Hamilton) Tobin. She married her late husband, Stephen H. Houser, Jr., in 1957. Although she worked for the government many years ago as a stenographer, she was best known for her devotion to family and friends. Frances loved playing card games with anyone who would learn, writing letters to loved ones at a distance, and cooking delicious meals for all who entered her home. She had a love of music, laughter, and especially reveled in being a “Nana.” Surviving her are her children Stephen H. (Joan) Houser III of West Virginia, Colin A. Houser of New Ringgold, Francine (Brian) Clouser of Barnesville, PA and Philip (Jill) Houser of Hazleton, PA; 10 grandchildren, Colin T., Jessica, Cody, Chase, Caleb, Camron, Ariana, Carly, Cayden, and Alessandra; and a great-grandson Samuel, as well as many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by 5 brothers, Alex, Hughie, Vince, Thomas, and Charles, and a sister Mary (Tobin) Yanchus. Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, August 20, at the Zizelmann-Gulla Funeral Home, 500 East Broad Street, Tamaqua with The Rev. Kevin Roberts officiating. Interment in Sky View Memorial Park, Hometown will follow services. Call Monday, August 19, 6-8 PM and Tuesday, August 20, 10-11 AM at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.zgfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are being handled by the Zizelmann-Gulla Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Tamaqua.
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W. Frances Houser, 84, formerly of New Ringgold, PA passed away peacefully in her sleep on Friday, August 9, 2019, at Hometown Nursing Center, Tamaqua, PA.. Frances was born in St. John’s, Newfoundland, on January 16, 1935, to the late Alexander and Claire (Hamilton) Tobin. She married her late husband, Stephen H. Houser, Jr., in 1957. Although she worked for the government many years ago as a stenographer, she was best known for her devotion to family and friends. Frances loved playing car...

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