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Kenneth A. Houle

February 24, 1936 ~ May 9, 2018 (age 82)

Kenneth A. Houle, 82, of Silver Creek, NY passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning May 9, 2018 at his son Tony’s house in Silver Creek surrounded by his loving family after a sudden illness.

Ken was born on February 24, 1936 in Ripley, NY the son of the late Adrian and Rose (Mercier) Houle. He grew up in Sherman, NY and went to work for the Labor Union Local 210 in Buffalo, NY, where he was an accomplished carpenter and a mason for over 25 years. He also worked at the St. Columban’s Center in Derby, NY for a decade.

Ken loved to golf he played in the Tri-County Country Club Men’s League with his partner Josh White. They thoroughly enjoyed themselves every Thursday night. He participated in many tournaments locally, Canada and in Florida, winning a fair amount of those too. A lot of these outings were played with his son Tony. They enjoyed traveling to different country clubs to see the U.S. Open, the Masters and the Players Championship. In his younger years he was avid hunter, fisherman and scuba diver.

Ken was known for his upbeat personality and his sense of humor. He had countless friends who will miss him dearly. He was everything to his family and his family was everything to him.

In addition to the Tri-County Country Club, Ken was a member of Our Lady of Mt Carmel R.C. Church, the Silver Creek VFW, American Legion, the Fireman’s Club and the Loyal Order of the Moose in Venice, Fla.

Survivors include his son Anthony (Dawn) Houle of Silver Creek, NY and a daughter Anne (Tim) Gregory of Atoka, TN , four grandchildren, Jennifer(Michael Picard) Houle, Erin(Neal) Phillips, Matthew(Marie) Randall and Emily (Brandon Malone) Randall, three great grandchildren Raegan, Sophie, and Kinley ,a sister, Katherine Urbanowicz of Erie, Pa ,his longtime companion Joanne Blake , also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Ken was preceded in death by his parents, his beloved wife of 43 years Jane (Polvino) Houle and three brothers, Donald, Harold, and Victor Houle.

Friends may call at the Hole-Parker Funeral Chapel 160 Central Ave. Silver Creek, NY today May 11, 2018 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. and are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Our Lady of Mt Carmel RC Church, 165 Central Ave. Silver Creek, NY with Fr. Daniel Fiebelkorn officiating. Burial will be in the Mt Carmel Cemetery.

Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Chautauqua County, 20 West Fairmont Ave., Lakewood, NY 14750.

To share a condolence or remembrance with Ken’s family, go to www.holeparkerfc.com.

 

 Kenneth A. Houle, 82, of Silver Creek, NY passed away peacefully on Wednesday morning May 9, 2018 at his son Tony’s house in Silver Creek surrounded by his loving family after a sudden illness.

Ken was born on February 24, 1936 in Ripley, NY the son of the late Adrian and Rose (Mercier) Houle. He grew up in Sherman, NY and went to work for the Labor Union Local 210 in Buffalo, NY, where he was an accomplished carpenter and a mason for over 25 years. He also worked at the St. Columban’s Center in Derby, NY for a decade.

Ken loved to golf he played in the Tri-County Country Club Men’s League with his partner Josh White. They thoroughly enjoyed themselves every Thursday night. He participated in many tournaments locally, Canada and in Florida, winning a fair amount of those too. A lot of these outings were played with his son Tony. They enjoyed traveling to different country clubs to see the U.S. Open, the Masters and the Players Championship. In his younger years he was avid hunter, fisherman and scuba diver.

Ken was known for his upbeat personality and his sense of humor. He had countless friends who will miss him dearly. He was everything to his family and his family was everything to him.

In addition to the Tri-County Country Club, Ken was a member of Our Lady of Mt Carmel R.C. Church, the Silver Creek VFW, American Legion, the Fireman’s Club and the Loyal Order of the Moose in Venice, Fla.

Survivors include his son Anthony (Dawn) Houle of Silver Creek, NY and a daughter Anne (Tim) Gregory of Atoka, TN , four grandchildren, Jennifer(Michael Picard) Houle, Erin(Neal) Phillips, Matthew(Marie) Randall and Emily (Brandon Malone) Randall, three great grandchildren Raegan, Sophie, and Kinley ,a sister, Katherine Urbanowicz of Erie, Pa ,his longtime companion Joanne Blake , also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Ken was preceded in death by his parents, his beloved wife of 43 years Jane (Polvino) Houle and three brothers, Donald, Harold, and Victor Houle.

Friends may call at the Hole-Parker Funeral Chapel 160 Central Ave. Silver Creek, NY today May 11, 2018 from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. and are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Our Lady of Mt Carmel RC Church, 165 Central Ave. Silver Creek, NY with Fr. Daniel Fiebelkorn officiating. Burial will be in the Mt Carmel Cemetery.

Flowers gratefully declined. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Chautauqua County, 20 West Fairmont Ave., Lakewood, NY 14750.

To share a condolence or remembrance with Ken’s family, go to www.holeparkerfc.com.

 

 

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