John Houjak

Died: June 4, 2014
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John P. Houjak, 80, of Endicott died peacefully with his family by his side, Wednesday, June 4, 2014. He was predeceased by his parents, John and Caroline and a sister, Betty Geissler. He is survived by his wife, Patricia Houjak; a son and daughter in law, John Jr. and Lori Houjak, Wake Forest, NC; a daughter and son in law, Deborah and Bernie Kristoff, Camillus, NY; two grandchildren, Celine and Mitchell; a brother and sister in law, Robert and Lorraine Houjak, Holmdel; nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was a member of St. Ambrose Church, Endicott , a veteran of the US Marine Corps. and Navy, a retired IBM Corp. employee and member of its Quarter Century Club. John was also a member of the Perpetual Adoration Society at Church of the Holy Family, Endwell.
Funeral Services will be held Monday, 9:30 am from the Allen Memorial Home, 511-513 East Main Street, Endicott, followed by a Funeral Mass at 10 am at St. Ambrose Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Johnson City. The family will receive friends at the Allen Memorial Home Sunday from 2-5 pm. Expressions of sympathy in John’s memory may be made to The Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675, or the American Cancer Society, 13 Beech Street, Johnson City, NY 13790.

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Visitation Information

Date: Sunday, June 8, 2014

Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Service Information

Date: Monday, June 9, 2014

Time: 10:00 am

St. Ambrose Church


203 Washington Avenue, Endicott, NY, 13760

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Cemetery Information

Date: Monday, June 9, 2014

Calvary Cemetery


501 Fairview Avenue, Johnson City, NY, 13790


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Died: June 4, 2014

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Robert Houjak posted on 6/6/14

John's nickname was Sonny. And that's what we all called him. I was seven years younger than him, and he was my idol , .joined the marines at age 15 ! ,CAN YOU IMAGINE GOING TO CAMP LEJUNE AT THAT AGE! (then the chaplain found out his age, and sent him with an honorable discharge. What does he do ?when he reached 17 he joined the Navy, and served aboard the USS Norfolk ,as a gunners mate 1 ST CLASS. not knowing he was learning everything he needed for his position with IBM.He loved to fish and crab when he came to visit in new jersey. Bye sonny I'll miss you bro!!!!