Edward Houpt

Obituary of Edward Houpt

Mr. Edward “Ed” Clinton Houpt, age 89, a resident of Bradenton, FL. formally of Winter Haven passed away Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at The Lombardo Home in Bradenton with his family at his side. Mr. Houpt was born Aug. 24, 1928 in Elmira, NY to George & Laura (Hicks) Houpt. He was a resident of Bradenton for about 4 yrs. coming from Winter Haven where they were resident’s for 18 yrs. coming from Corning, NY. Ed was a retired Mold Mechanic for Corning Glass Company. He was a United States Army Veteran and a member of the Winter Haven American Legion Post 8. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife – Mary Rose “Minnie” Houpt and 2 daughters – Nancy & Linda.


Ed is survived by his loving family;


Daughter:                      Kathleen “Kathy” (Steve) Draper of Bradenton, FL.

3 Grandsons:                 Jason Joris of Alpine, NY

                                       Derek (Jodi) Draper of Palmetto, FL.

                                       Ryan (Michelle) Draper of Palmetto, FL.

2 Granddaughters:       Danielle (Ryan) Chimileski of Fayetteville, NC

                                      Stephanie Spirawk of Brooklyn, NY

Son-in-Law:                  Mike Spirawk of Elmira, NY

3 Gt. Granddaughters: Chloe, Sophie & Anna Belle



There will be a private graveside service in NY for Ed.


Arrangements By: Kersey Funeral Home, 108 E. Lake Stella Dr., Auburndale, FL. 33823.   (863) 967-1167