71-year-old Mary Lou Houston of Plainsboro, New Jersey, died Tuesday, March 8, 2022 at Penn Medicine Princeton Medical Center, Plainsboro, New Jersey.
Born in Akron, Ohio, she has been a Plainsboro resident for the past 40 years. Mary Lou graduated from Market University and has worked as a meeting planner at various companies including Education Testing Services, Merrill Lynch and Doral Hotel.
A passionate person, Mary Lou had a unique ability to connect with people in an instant. Mary Lou was fond of music, attended many rock and roll concerts and was enthusiastic. She was an avid owner of the Seton Hall University basketball pass and participated in numerous basketball trips from Hawaii to the Bahamas and to many cities in between, as well as attending most home games. Mary Lou has been an animal rights activist and dog lover all her life. She was a devout parishioner of Queen Mary’s Catholic Church in Plainsboro.
Mary Lou was left with her favorite 30-year-old companion, James Adamczyk; her siblings, Sally Ann Houston’s sister, Robert K. Jr. (Gretchen); and Nancy Houston Clark (Norman); her brothers-in-law, Eric Schluter, Jerry Miller, Mike Vineyard and Victor Lidi. She also has many nephews, nephews, relatives and friends left.
She is survived by her parents Ruth Patricia and Robert K. Houston, her sisters Patricia Houston, Susie Houston, Sharon Vineyard and Linda Lidi.
The visit took place on Monday, March 14, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. at the Queenship of Mary Catholic Church, 16 Dey Rd., Plainsboro, NJ. A Christian funeral Mass was held at 11 p.m. The funeral will be held privately.
Organizations run by The Mather-Hodge Funeral Home.
Instead of flowers, commemorative donations on behalf of Mary Lou can be made to Leading Eyes for the Blind at donate.guidingeyes.org or to the Muscular Dystrophy Association at mda.donordrive.com