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Gene Kenneth Platt

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Gene Kenneth Platt, age 74, of Greene Township died Tuesday December 11, 2012 at his residence. He was born on May 25, 1938 in Erie to the late Klare and Iva Price Platt. Gene was formerly employed at Ridg-U-Rak Inc. as a painter and Qualex as a delivery driver. He was a member of the Church of Christ in Erie and was also involved in prison ministry. Gene enjoyed woodworking, which included building bird houses. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Rose Platt (May 3, 2010) and twin siblings, Doris and Klare Platt. Gene is survived by his daughters, Katherine Ann Fenno of Erie and Cinthia Lou Hubbard of Clarksville, TN; sons, Brian Platt and wife LouAnn of Colorado, Jim Platt of Harborcreek and Robert Platt of Youngstown; stepsons, Charles Kinney and wife Diane of Harborcreek and Timothy Kinney of North East; adopted children, Dennis Platt, Travis Platt and Stacy Platt; sister, Eleanor Wozniak of Colorado; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the William D. Elkin Funeral Home, 65 South Lake Street, North East on Saturday 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. and are invited to attend a funeral service on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Officiating Gale Thornton. Private interment North East Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Church of Christ, 2317 W. Grandview Blvd., Erie, PA 16506. Please send condolences to www.elkinfh.com

Published in the Erie Times-News on Dec. 13, 2012
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