Dorothy H Houghtaling

Died: Sat., Dec. 8, 2018


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Dec. 13, 2018
Location: Joseph J. Darrow Sr. Funeral Home Inc.

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., Dec. 14, 2018
Location: Joseph J. Darrow Sr. Funeral Home

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  Dorothy H. Houghtaling, 74, of Poughkeepsie, NY passed away on December 8, 2018. She was born October 1, 1944 to the late Nels H. Wennersten Sr and Mildred E. Watts. She was educated in the Kingston City Schools.

  Dorothy is survived by her partner of 41 years, Rod A. Lane; children Ray Houghtaling III, Mary (Michael) Carr, Nancy (Skip) Baker, Frannie Houghtaling and James Houghtaling; siblings John (Dorothy) Weekly, Mary (Roger) Haight, Arlene Kirkelis, Maggie Brink, Christine Godfrey, Lynn (Mark) Norstrand and Nels (Katrina) Wennersten Jr.;  18 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

  She is predeceased by her brothers James Wennersten and Pete Weekly, and her husband Raymond Houghtaling II.

  Calling hours will be Thursday, December 13, 2018 from 6-8pm at Joseph J. Darrow Sr. Funeral Home Inc. 39 S. Hamilton Street, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. 845-452-1840. A funeral service will be held Friday, December 14, 2018, 11am at the funeral home. Burial to follow in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Poughkeepsie, NY. To send online condolences, please visit

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Eddie Juckett
   Posted Tue December 18, 2018
I'm sorry for your loss.