Alta Lucy Raymond

Alta "Lucy" Raymond, age 68, of Erie, died on Saturday, February 22, 2014 at her sister's home, in Union City.

She was born on April 23, 1945, in Union City, Pa., to the late James Ray and Gertrude Marie Williams Proper.

Lucy was employed at Home Instead, in Erie, and was a foster-grandparent for the Headstart Program.

She was a member of the Bible Believers Church, in Union City, and the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary.

Lucy was a very giving person and enjoyed traveling, fishing, and spending time with her family.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Hoyt Raymond; an infant son, Darrel; and brothers, Robert R. and Kern T. Smith.

She is survived by her children, Donnie Edward Homan II (Clara) of Erie and Karen Renee Moore of Erie; siblings, Rexford Proper of Ohio, Bonnie Thieme (Dick) of Corry, Luella Adams of Union City, Faith Fenno (David) of Union City, John Riewaldt of Union City, Katie Bliven (Bruce) of Arkansas, and Ginger Meadowcroft (Edward) of Arkansas; seven grandchildren and eight grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to a memorial service on Friday at 11:00 a.m., at the William D. Elkin Funeral Home, 65 South Lake Street, North East. Officiating will be Rev. Trevor Brubaker. Memorials may be made to the Erie Unit, 2115 West 38th Street, Erie, PA 16508.

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Published in the Erie Times-News on Feb. 26, 2014