Raymond Nicholas Bricker

Loving Father and Grandfather Raymond Nicholas Bricker, age 98, died peacefully Sunday, February 24, 2013 at Manchester Commons just three weeks before his 99th birthday. He was born on March 16, 1914 in Erie the eldest son of the late Joseph and Ethel Bricker. Ray was an engineer for Foam Plastics, Inc. and was an avid woodworker. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Violet Bliss Bricker; a son, Raymond Timothy Bricker, and four younger siblings. Ray is survived by a son, Gregory Bricker and his wife Nancy of Fairview; a daughter-in-law, Cathy Bricker of Erie; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to call at the John J. Quinn Funeral Home, West 9th & Liberty St. Wednesday morning from 10:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at which time Prayer Services will be held with a Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 12 noon at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Manchester Commons, 6351 West Lake Rd., Erie, PA 16505 for the wonderful care they provided to Ray in his final years there.

Funeral Home

Quinn Funeral Home
728 West 9th Street Erie, PA 16502
(814) 455-2349

Published in the Erie Times-News on Feb. 26, 2013