KANE - Lois E. Eckstrom, 69, of 319 Haines St., passed away Friday (Feb. 15, 2013) at UPMC Hamot in Erie.
Born May 17, 1943, in Port Allegany, she was a daughter of the late James and Mary Peno Dunbar.
Mrs. Eckstrom was an elementary school teacher
in the Kane Area School District. Most of her teaching years were in Kane, but she also taught in Mount Jewett for a few years. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Kane.
Much of Mrs. Eckstrom's time was spent doing volunteer work, especially at the Lutheran Home at Kane, where she also served on the board.
Surviving are a daughter Elizabeth "Libby" (Jody) Bloomquist of Bristow, Va.
Friends will be received from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Cummings Funeral Home Inc. A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Monday at the First Baptist Church, Hemlock Avenue & Route 321, Kane, with the Rev. Bob Lynch, pastor, officiating.
Memorial donations, if desired, may be made to the Kane Area School District libraries, 400 West Hemlock Ave., Kane, PA 16735
Online condolences can be expressed at www.cummingsfh.com