Patricia Lee Schnarrs, age 51, of Waterford, passed away at her home on Monday, January 7, 2013. She was born in Erie on January 31, 1961, daughter of the late Irvin and Ella Smeal Schnarrs. Patty attended the Gertrude A. Barber Institute and went to school in Harborcreek. She loved to keep active and participated in the Special Olympics, H.E.R.D. Bowling League and Friendship Ministries, as well as attending the E.S.O. Dances. Patty also enjoyed roller skating, bowling and ice skating. She retired from the Barber Center after working there many years. Patty is survived by three sisters, Nellie "Kay" Gleason (Jerry) of Richmond, Va., Marilyn "Jean" Emigh (Bill) of Hawk Run, Pa., and Virginia "Barb" Schulz (Frank) of Waterford; six brothers, Jessie (Connie) and Charles (Freda) all of Richmond, Va., Frank (Sherry) of Olympia, Wash., John (Tina) and Rick (Sally) all of Erie, and George "Sam" (Cathy) of Philadelphia, Pa, brother-in-law, George Cochran of Harborcreek; many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph and David Schnarrs; and one sister, Ella "Peaches" Cochran. Friends may call at the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., East, 2607 Buffalo Road on Thursday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. are invited to attend a Funeral Service at Greenfield Baptist Church on Friday at 11 a.m. conducted by Rev. David Waldo. Private interment, St. Gregory Cemetery.Memorial contributions may be made to the family. To send condolences, visit www.dusckasfuneralhome.com.
Published in the Erie Times-News on Jan. 9, 2013