AUBURN — Virginia Thompson Houston, 94, of Poland, passed away Friday, Sept. 15.
“Ginny” was born Dec. 8, 1922, in Byron, the daughter of Alfred N. and Eunice H. Thompson. Ginny attended Auburn schools and graduated from Edward Little High School with the Class of 1941. She was active in sports. She graduated from Auburn Maine School of Commerce. She worked many years at Mechanics Savings Bank.
Ginny married Stanley E. Houston of Durham on July 8, 1945, at the High Street Congregational Church in New Auburn. They resided in Auburn and spent summers at the family camp in Otisfield. They moved to Poland in the early ’70s. She spent her later winters in Spring Hill, Fla.
She was active in numerous clubs and organizations. She enjoyed playing cards on Saturdays with a special group of friends.
She was predeceased by her parents; her husband; her brother, Raymond Thompson; and her son-in-law, Frederick Walters.
She is survived by her daughters, Sheryl Walters and her companion, Stephen Cox, of Poland, and Janice Rawson. She also leaves her grandchildren, Pamela Oberg and her husband, Chris, of Somersworth, N.H., Katie Rawson and her husband, Ryan Wire, of West Hills, Calif., Paul Rawson Jr. and his wife, Caitlin, of Poland, and Nathanial Rawson of Bloomington,Ind.; her great-grandchildren, Alexis Oberg, Keegan, Connor and Mackenzie Rawson; her brother-in-law, John Houston of Topsham; and many beloved nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to thank her caregivers at Schooner Estates and Clover Manor.
Please visit www.advantageportland.com to sign Ginny’s guest book and leave memories and condolences for the family.
Virginia T. Houston