Bernard David Houllion

Bernard David Houllion (89) left this earth peacefully in his sleep, in Punxsutawney, PA, on Saturday, August 14, 2021.

He was born February 12,1932 in Butler, PA to Geraldine Marie (Schnur) and Lucian Anthony Houllion.

Bernard was a Professional Land Surveyor for sixty years.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was a proud member of the 50 Degree Below Club of the 4th. Infantry Regiment.

He also enjoyed gardening in his spare time.

Bernard married Ethel Vasiloff, November 7, 1953. Together they had seven children: Bernadette (Peter) Alexandratos,. David (Deidre) Houllion ,Lynn (Murry) Medsger, Celeste Houllion, Marlowe (Rita) Houllion and Melissa (Scott) Bair.

Also surviving are many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

He was proceeded in death by his parents, an infant son, and his brothers and sisters: Eugene, Regis, Diane and Phyllis.

Bernard’s funeral care has been entrusted to the Richard L. Fait Funeral Home in Punxsutawney, PA

At his family’s request, a private funeral service will be held for him at a later date.

Condolence messages for his family may be left on the funeral home website at

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