Mary Eleanor Evans Houghton
Departed June 3, 2022 in Rockledge, Florida
Mary Eleanor Evans Houghton, of Melbourne, Florida, passed away peacefully at age 97 on Friday, June 3, 2022. She was born in Chicago, Illinois, on May 31, 1925, and resided in Huntington, New York, from 1956 through 1987. She has been a resident of Melbourne, Florida, since 1988.
Mary was one of three daughters. Her sister, Muriel Evans Rendleman and twin sister, Miriam Elaine Evans Mahood, preceded her in passing. She had three children: Miriam Houghton Champness, Hugh Fuller Houghton III, and Amy Mary Houghton Akbas. She is survived by her two daughters, three grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
Mary Eleanor was known for her energy and personality. She was a never-ending source of fun and laughter throughout her life. She was a compassionate and loving mother and a friend to all.
Private memorial services will be held. Donations in her name may be sent to each person’s own church or favorite charity.