Joseph E. Hough Jr., age 78, of Sacandaga Park, Northville N.Y., passed away peacefully on August 13, 2013, at the Fulton Center. He was born on August 16, 1934, in Gloversville, N.Y., the son of the late Joseph Hough Sr. and Vivian Pearson Hough.
He was a lifelong area resident and a graduate of Gloversville High School. He was a member of the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church of Northville, N.Y., the Gloversville Eccentric Club and the Pinebrook Golf Club.
Mr. Hough was self-employed and owned and operated Peartree Antiques as an appraiser and dealer for 60 years in Fulton and Montgomery counties and the state of Florida.
He is survived by his longtime companion and partner Kevin Groves of Sacandaga Park, two brothers, James Hough (Joan) and Walter Hough of Indiana, three sisters, Rosemary Newton (Jack) of Holy Hill, Fl., Margaret Lake of Ohio, and Karen Storms (Michael) of Fl. He was predeceased by two brothers, Gary and Michael Hough, and one sister, Carol Eder. Funeral services are incomplete. Arrangements are by the the John W. Finocan Funeral Home Inc., 13 Prospect Ave., Gloversville N.Y.
Online condolences may be made to www.finocanfh.com.