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Twin Towns loses oldest resident

Mrs Grace Houston celebrating her 100th birthday earlier this year. Photo by Gerard McHugh

Mrs Grace Houston celebrating her 100th birthday earlier this year. Photo by Gerard McHugh

THE oldest resident of the Twin Towns, Mrs Grace Houston, died at her home in Mullandrait, Stranorlar, on Wednesday aged 100.

Formerly McInaw from Drumkeen, she was predeceased by her husband Eddie in 1983 and in 1977 by her daughter Kathleen Houston. Another daughter, Anne Gleeson, passed away in July.

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The late Mrs Houston is survived by sons George, Thomas and Martin as well as daughters Esther and Jeanette.

She is also survived by daughters in-law, sons-in-law and grandchildren, especially Salome and Martin whom she resided with, nephews, nieces, neighbours and friends.

Her remains are reposing at her home from 12 noon tomorrow (Friday).

Funeral will leave her home at 10.15 am on Sunday for Requiem Mass in the Church of Mary Immaculate, Stranorlar, at 11am with burial afterwards in the family plot at Stranorlar Cemetery.

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