Dennis Eugene Houghton

Dennis Eugene Houghton, 51 of Wilmington, DE passed away suddenly on January 23,2019. Dennis is preceded in death by his 3 uncles, Paulie, Jimmy, and Jody.

Dennis was a father to Samantha, Sarah, Kayla and Matthew. Dennis is also survived by his mother and father Mary Lou and Eugene Houghton, sister Dina Welcher and his grandchildren, Ava, Adam and Austin.

He graduated from Delcastle Technical High School and also attended Del Tech. He worked as a driver for UPS, and more recently was interested in becoming a pastor. He enjoyed playing soccer, and was an avid reader, and found peace in helping others.

A visitation will be held on Monday afternoon from 3-5pm with funeral services beginning at 5pm at Mealey Funeral Home, 2509 Limestone Road, Wilmington, DE 19808. In lieu of flowers donations to the Sunday Breakfast Mission, 110 Poplar St, Wilmington, DE 19801, would be appreciated.


Submitted by John and Cindy ... on
We are terribly sadden to hear of Dennis's passing. Our sincere condolences to his family. We both attended high school with Dennis and John played soccer with Dennis for years.

Submitted by Wendy Gerlach on
I am so sorry to hear of Dennis' passing. He was a good man and devoted father and friend. He will be missed. Blessings to his family at this sad time.