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Marion S. Houmiel

Funeral services of Marion Smith Houmiel, age 97, of Ogdensburg, NY, will be held on Friday, December 28, 2018 at Frary Funeral Home at 1:30PM with Deacon Mark Lalonde officiating. Burial will be in Ogdensburgh Cemetery in the Spring. Calling hours will be held from 11:00 to 1:00 on Friday, December 28, 2018, at Frary Funeral Home. Mrs. Houmiel passed away on Wednesday night, December 26, 2018 at Riverledge Nursing Home surrounded by her loving family.

Marion is survived by her two sons, H. Wayne Houmiel and his wife, Barbara of Ogdensburg and Englewood, FL and Jeffrey H. Houmiel and his wife, Suzanne, of Lisbon, five grandchildren and five great grandchildren. She is predeceased by two brothers, Albert Smith and Walter Smith.

Marion was born on March 8, 1921, in Plattsburgh, NY, the daughter of Harlan and Julia Schryver Smith. She graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy in 1939. Marion married Hubert, her high school sweetheart, on November 21, 1940, at Notre Dame Church with Monsignor Charbonneau officiating. He predeceased her on January 5, 1993. Marion first went to work for St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center as a secretary for Dr. Dory for six years and later became employed by ACCO International Brands for five years. Mrs. Houmiel later retired as a secretary from the New York State Department of Transportation after ten years of employment.

Marion enjoyed running Houmiel Camps with her husband Hubert and spending time with friends and family.  She was an avid Yankee’s fan, a past member of the American Legion and very active with the Centennial Terrace Association.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Marion’s memory to the St. Lawrence Valley Chapter of Hospice, 6805 US-11, Potsdam, NY 13676 or Ogdensburg Volunteer Rescue Squad, PO BOX 172, Ogdensburg, NY 13669.

20 Condolences

  • Don and Janice Tebo Posted December 26, 2018 10:07 PM

    Our condolences to the Houmiel family; your mom was a sweet lady.

  • Peggy Cummings Posted December 26, 2018 10:24 PM

    Jeff, Sue, and family, I know Marion is in a better place, but I know how hard this has been on you all. May the Lord be with you as you say your final goodbyes. Sorry we cannot be there. You are in my thoughts and

  • Becky Duprey Posted December 26, 2018 11:08 PM

    My deepest condolences and prayers of peace for your family. I loved to visit with Marion when I visited my grandmother. She was a wonderful lady.

  • Penny Sharrow Posted December 26, 2018 11:23 PM

    To the entire Houmiel family –

    You are in our thoughts and prayers. Cherish your memories and they are never gone.

    Penny and Phil

  • David & Linda Sandburg Posted December 27, 2018 7:26 AM

    Please accept our deepest condolences. Your Mom was such a wonderful lady. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Lori & Pat Hackett Posted December 27, 2018 8:39 AM

    Wayne, Jeff and family…we were very sorry to read of your mom’s passing…our condolences to you all…

  • Gus Posted December 27, 2018 8:48 AM

    Wayne, my thoughts and prayers are with you and all the extended Houmiel clan. As me talked recently, wonderful memories.

  • Danielle Plumadore Posted December 27, 2018 10:07 AM

    Marion was such a special lady and always had a smile for everyone. God Bless your family during this difficult time. You are all in our thoughts and prayers – Don and Cher Brining, Doreen Ladouceur, Danielle and Ally Plumadore

  • Jewel LaComb Posted December 27, 2018 10:41 AM

    What a beautiful, gracious lady. Always greeted my Mom with a big smile and such kind words. She was some one I looked up to for the way she embraced life and friendships. I remember a smile on her face that lit up the room.

  • Brenda Matthews Posted December 27, 2018 12:46 PM

    Jeff,Sue, Sarah and families.. so very sorry for your loss. Such a wonderful lady who’s legacy lives on in all of you. You are in our thoughts and prayers.. love Rock and Brenda

  • Greg and Nancy Posted December 27, 2018 2:02 PM

    Our condolences to the Houmiel Family. So sorry for your loss.

  • Steve and Barb Barlow Posted December 27, 2018 8:41 PM

    Wayne & Barb, Jeff and Sue, and all family members – What a wonderful and kind person Marion was! We will keep everyone in our thoughts and prayers as we are visiting family in Florida and will not be able to pay our respects in person at the services.

  • Gary & Aileen Guimond Posted December 28, 2018 10:16 AM

    Gary and I are so very sorry to learn of Marion’s passing, Always had a beautiful welcoming smile.

  • Kathy and Jerry Richards Posted December 28, 2018 10:34 AM

    Jeff, Sue, Wayne, Barb and family thinking of you today at this difficult time. What ever age it is so hard to lose a mother. Marion was such a sweet lady she will be all. I’m sure you will all find comfort in your special memories 🙏🏻

  • John E. Oakes Posted December 28, 2018 1:34 PM

    Jeff and Sue. I am so sorry for your loss. I will keep all of you in my thoughts and Prayers. Cherish all the great times. They can never be taken a way.

  • Bob & Sherri Pinkerton Posted December 29, 2018 9:35 AM

    Wayne, Jeff and families, sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing-you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • David Valois Posted December 29, 2018 1:28 PM

    To the Houmiel family, please accept my deepest condolences on the loss of your Mom, she was a special lady!

  • Dan & Sharon Pearson Posted December 31, 2018 12:22 PM

    Wayne… sorry for the loss of your mom. She was a great person, always smiling

  • Clede/Shelley Spooner Posted December 31, 2018 4:31 PM

    The Houmiel Families
    Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
    Clede and Shelley Spooner

  • Mike and Linda Langstaff Posted January 1, 2019 9:53 AM

    So Very Sorry to hear of your loss, Jeff and Family. You are in our Thoughts and Prayers. Mike and Linda Langstaff

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