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January 21, 2013

Beverley Anne Houck

Beverley Anne Houck

GUILFORD — Beverley Anne Houck, 70, of Guilford, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013.

She was born Oct. 30, 1942, daughter of the late John and Jennie (Wayman) Burt in East Guilford.

Beverley married Edwin Lee Houck on July 29, 1961, in Plasterville.

She worked many places over the years including Norwich Pharmaceutical, Norwich Shoe Factory, TACO in Sherburne and retired from Mead Westvaco in Sidney.

Beverley loved nature; she enjoyed watching and feeding her birds. She was especially fond of moose and made a trip to Maine in hope to see one.

She was a devoted mother, grandmother and wife. Her family was always her first priority and whom she loved very much.

Beverley touched many lives and will be greatly missed by her friends and family.

She is survived by her loving husband, Edwin, Guilford; children, Edwin and Lynette Houck III of Oxford, Debbie and Terry Meyers, New Berlin, Bonnie Thomas, Bainbridge, Guy Houck and Fran Pereira, Guilford and Bobbi Jo Houck, Downsville; grandchildren, Brandy, Jessica, Erica, Erin, Crystal, Darren, Rebecca, Jerica, Sierra, Britany and Chyanne; 14 great-grandchildren; sister, Janette Meagher, Norwich; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

Beverley was predeceased by two brothers, Charles and Guy.

Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St., Sidney. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Fred Albrecht, officiating.

Burial will be in East Guilford Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice and Palliative Care of Chenango County, 21 Hayes St., Norwich, NY 13815 or the Guilford Fire Department, 110 Mechanic St., Guilford, NY 13780.

Condolences may be sent online to

Arrangements are under the direction of C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, Sidney.




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