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Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Samuel M. Huston, 76, Galeton, PA

HUSTON, Samuel M., Age 76, of Galeton, PA, went home to the arms of Jesus on Friday, June 13, 2008, at the Charles Cole Memorial Hospital, Coudersport, PA.

Born June 25, 1931 in Wilmington, DE, he was a son of the late Samuel M. and Vera (Krause) Huston.

He was a 1949 graduate of Pierre S. Dupont High School in Wilmington, DE. Mr. Huston was a veteran having served with the United States Army as a Corporal in the Korean War and also a member of the Army Reserves.

He was married to the former Joan B. Byram, who survives, along with his beloved dog, Molly.

Sam was a local business owner. Prior to moving to Galeton, he worked at EI Dupont in Wilmington, DE as a pipe fitter. Sam started his career working with his father in the plumbing and heating business. He was an entrepreneur in many different businesses over his lifetime, had a great passion for airplanes and motorcycles, and was a life member of the NRA.

Surviving besides his wife are two daughters, Cynthia M. (Alan) Zimble, Dover, DE, and Holly H. (Michael) Spier, Shaftsbury, VT; two stepsons, Ronald F. (Ann) Lambert, Newark, DE, and Robert D. Hartman, Harrisburg, PA; a brother, John W. Huston, DE; three sisters, Carol A. Goodman, Newark, DE, Sandra M. Carter, New Castle, DE, and Lois M. Mears, Clayton, DE; six grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service and Life Celebration will be held on Sunday, June 29, 2008, at 1:00 p.m. at the John J. Collins Memorial Park in Galeton with a luncheon and a time of fellowship following. Military Rites will be accorded by members of the Potter County Honor Guard.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice or to the SPCA. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Hess Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Collins Chapel, Galeton.

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