Marlene Houck

Obituary of Marlene E. Houck

Marlene E. (Mensch) Houck, 83, of Naples, FL, formerly of Pottstown, PA, passed away on January 26, 2021. She was the wife of the late Herbert F. Houck, former owner of Houck Funeral Home.

Born in Little Oley, PA, Marlene was the daughter of the late Carl and Arline (Endy) Mensch.

She is lovingly remembered by her son, Scott D. Gabel, husband of Yvonne, Barto, PA; her daughter, Doreen P. Spencer, wife of Dean, Boyertown, PA; her daughter-in-law, Lisa Gabel, wife of the late Bruce A. Gabel; Boyertown, PA; and her brother, Lawrence Mensch, husband of Joan, Barto, PA.

A viewing will take place on Saturday, January 30, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at Good Shepherd UCC, 35 W. Philadelphia Ave., Boyertown, PA 19512. A Life Celebration will follow at 11:00 a.m. Interment will take place after the service at Fairview Cemetery, 317 W. Philadelphia Ave., Boyertown, PA 19512. Please note, masks and social distancing guidelines will be required at the viewing, service, and interment.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Marlene’s memory to: Friends Against ALS, P.O. Box 141, Boyertown, PA 19512.

Houck & Gofus Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464, will be handling the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to the family at