Paul E. Houghtaling, 76, of Pennellville, passed away on Wednesday, October 3, 2012. Born in Mattydale to his late parents, Ellen (Williams) and Paul R. Houghtaling in 1936. He was an employee of General Electric Co., Syracuse, retiring in 1991, after 36 years of service. Surviving are his loving wife of 55 years, Helen (Scott) Houghtaling; one son, Terrance A. Houghtaling; one daughter, Pamela Houghtaling; three grandchildren, Alison, Shelby, and Andrew; one great-grandchild, Brayden; several nieces, and nephews. Services are private. Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, Phoenix, has charge of arrangements.