Obituary: David P. Houle, retired chemist in Food Science

David P. Houle, 66, of South Deerfield, a retired chemist in Food Science, died Jan. 14 at home after a brief illness.

Born in Worcester, he was a graduate of Amherst Regional High School.

He served the university for 37 years and retired in 1999.

He leaves his wife, Phyllis (Lozoski) Houle; a son, Daniel Howle of Enfield, Conn.; two daughters, Pamela Whitman of South Deerfield and Denise Howle of Greenfield; and a granddaughter.

Memorial gifts may be made to Hospice of Hampshire County, 168 Industrial Dr., Northampton, 01061 or the Deerfield Rescue Vehicle Fund, P.O. box 211, South Deerfield, 01373.