Garry Herbert Houston
May 11, 1937 - April 21, 2024

Garry Herbert Houston, 86, passed away peacefully on April 21, 2024 in Wesley Chapel, Florida. A beloved husband, father, grandfather, uncle, cousin and friend, Garry’s humor and love touched many lives.

Garry was born the youngest of five children to Jessie Crowe and George Houston in Redditt, Winnipeg, Canada on May 11, 1937. He joined the Royal Canadian Air Force at age 17 and met and married the love of his life, Mary Hood, on July 21, 1964. They had two children and three grandchildren. Through the years, Garry enjoyed many business ventures, construction, dog training, hunting, fishing, golfing but most enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. His family brought him much joy and happiness.
Garry is survived by his wife, Mary, their children Brian and Brenda (Scott), three grandchildren, Reece, Kaitlyn and Quinn Madden, his sister-in-law Mary Houston, nephews Ken and Darren Houston, Wayne and Darryl Pratt and countless other family and friends. Garry is together in Heaven with his parents and his brothers Bill, Jack and Ron, and sister Phyllis.
The family would like to thank the staff at Blue Heron Senior Living facility for their tireless care and dedication to comforting those in their final days. We appreciate all that you do.
We invite you to share pictures or memories. Donations can be made in Garry’s name to The American Diabetes Association (, Diabetes Canada (, American Parkinson Disease Association (, Parkinson Canada ( or Alzheimer’s Association (


  • Brenda Madden Posted May 11, 2024 11:18 am

    Miss you so much Dad, especially today on your birthday! So many memories! Celebrating your 87 years today ❤️

  • Lisa Hafenbrak Posted May 11, 2024 11:29 am

    Sending big hugs to you all! I am so glad I was able to be down there with you and to see your dad one last time. He sure seemed to enjoy having his family surrounding him.

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