Ester Belle Houghton
Ester Belle Houghton – age 82, passed away on
Tuesday, May 4, 2021 in the Soldiers Memorial Hospital, Middleton.
Born in East Halls Harbour, she was a daughter of the late William and
Frances (Jess) Haggerty. Ester worked as a store clerk and was then
owner and operator of several Valley businesses. She was a long-time
member of the Billtown Baptist Church, holding the position of
Treasurer for many years. She was also a member of the Jean Rushton
Auxiliary and a past member of the Northville Farm Heritage Centre.
She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Ralph; daughters, Twana
(Bruce) Rafuse, Welsford; Cheryl (Dale) Joyce, Grand Prairie; six
grandchildren, Sarah (Ken) Chandler, Corey (Whitney) Rafuse, Laurie
(Kory) Gravengard, Collin Joyce, Mandy (Justen) Page, Robert Houghton;
seven great-grandchildren; sister, Alice (Myles) Olmstead, Mountain
Front; brother, Clifford, Provost, Alta.; nieces, nephews and extended
family. She was predeceased by son, Mitchell; sisters, Ethel Harvey
and Winnie Rolston; brothers, Early, Lloyd, Rae, Bud and Bronson.
Cremation has taken place and there will be no visitation, by request.
A private family funeral service will be held at a later date.
Donations in memory may be made to Billtown Baptist Church or the
Heart and Stroke Foundation. Arrangements have been entrusted to the
White Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services,
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Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Ester Belle Houghton 19392021..
Décès pour la Ville: Kentville, Province: Nova Scotia