John Russell Houston, Jr

John Russell Houston, Jr

Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA
Death 2 Feb 2003 (aged 82)
Fort Lee, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Westfield, Union County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 30272711 · View Source
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On Feb. 2, 2003, John Russell Houston,Jr., of Fort Lee, NJ, made his transition.

Born in Trenton, NJ, migrated to Newark at an early age. Beloved son of the late
John Russell Houston Sr. and the late Sarah Elizabeth Collins Houston. John was
predeceased by his brother, Henry A. Houston.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Peggy Houston, and their daughter, Alana,
and from his former union with Cissy Houston, his sons, Gary (Pat), Michael
(Donna) and daughter, Whitney (Bobby), and from the former union with Elsie
Hamilton his eldest son, John Russell Houston III (Barbara); his eight
grandchildren and four greatgrandchildren; also many nieces, nephews, cousins,
other relatives and many many friends.

A celebration of his life was held Friday 11am at St. James A.M.E. Church, 588
Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd., Newark, NJ. Interment followed at the Fairview
Cemetery, Westfield, NJ. Visitation was held Thursday 4pm - 8pm at the church.


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