Susan A. Hough

Susan A. Hough, 68, of Lake Placid, passed away on Thursday, July 31, 2014, at the Adirondack Medical Center.

She was born on March 7, 1946, in Buffalo to Sherwood and Mary Kaltenbach. She was the eldest of three children. She graduated from Lake Placid Central, Class of 1964, and Bryant & Stratton College.

Susan married Ernest Hough III on June 29, 1968. Susan enjoyed spending time with friends and her granddaughters. She was a loving, devoted wife, mother and outstanding grandmother.

She is survived by her brothers: Richard Kaltenbach of Lake Placid and Gary Kaltenbach of Keene; several nieces and nephews; two sons, who were her pride and joy: Lieutenant Colonel Trevor Hough and his wife Erin of Alexandria, Virginia and Ernest Hough IV of Saranac Lake; two granddaughters: Zada and Pearl of Saranac Lake; and her loving and devoted husband, Ernest Hough III of Lake Placid.

A celebration of Susan’s life will take place at noon Friday, Aug. 8 at the American Legion Post 326, Lake Placid.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Lung Association of the Northeast, Waltham, MA, 02451.

Relatives and friends are invited to “light a candle” and share a story or leave online condolences at

The M.B. Clark Inc. Funeral Home in Lake Placid is in charge of arangements.