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1942 Glenn 2021

Glenn P. Houghtalin

May 29, 1942 — February 2, 2021

Glenn P. Houghtalin, Hopewell Junction, NY died February 2, 2021. Glenn was born in Beacon, NY on May 29, 1942, the son of Philip Houghtalin and Olive Greene Houghtalin. He is survived by his wife Patrice Williams Houghtalin. His son, Brian Houghtalin, Greensboro, NC predeceased him on July 22, 2020. Glenn was a graduate of Beacon High School. He was employed by IBM retiring after 35 years and retired as a Senior Level Manager of Information Services. During his career he managed world-wide Data Center Services; worked at Poughkeepsie, White Plains and East Fishkill. During his career he was responsible for services at East Fishkill, Poughkeepsie, Burlington, Vermont, Endicott, New York, Houston, Texas, Manasses and Gaithersburg, Virginia, France, Ireland, Germany, and Italy. He received many awards among which were three separate Division People Management Awards. Glenn served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era and discharged as a Specialist 5th Class. He was very active in civic affairs during his life-time having served as an elected Dutchess County representative from Beacon, Chairman of the Dutchess County Legislature, Chairman of the legislature’s Ways & Means Committee, member of the Dutchess County Republican Executive Committee, member of the Dutchess County Traffic & Safety Committee, member of the Dutchess County Equal Opportunity Committee, Chairman of the Beacon Recreation Committee, Vice- Chairman of the Beacon Human Relations Committee, officer of the Beacon Junior League, and officer of the Fairview Cemetery Association. He was a past member of the NAACP and was recognized with an award for the Beacon Martin Luther King Club. Glenn was very proud of his family’s heritage who were among the original arrivals from the Mayflower, fought in the Revolutionary War and among which were Major General Gouverneur Kimble Warren who commanded the U.S. 5th Army and was a hero of the Battle of Gettysburg as well as Emily Warren Roebling who with her husband built the Brooklyn Bridge. Arrangements were entrusted to the care of the LIBBY FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, 55 Teller Avenue, Beacon, NY 12508 845-831-017. As per Glenn’s wishes there will be no memorial service or visiting hours. A Private Interment will be in the family plot at Fairview Cemetery, Washington Avenue, Beacon, at a later date at the convenience of his family. To offer a message of condolence or share a fond memory, please visit: www.LibbyFuneralHome.com.

Private Graveside Service :

Fairview Cemetery
375 Washington Avenue
Beacon, NY 12508


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