Jeffrey Alan Bean, age 57, of Erie passed away Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born November 22, 1955 in Erie, the son of Harvey J. and Ruth Beck Bean. A lifelong resident of Erie, Jeff had worked as a machinist. He enjoyed woodworking and building things for his family, and was also a very good cook. He was an avid reader and loved taking care of his cats. A devoted father, his son Jeffrey and daughter Josie were his pride and joy. Besides his parents, he is survived by his son, Jeffrey Noble and a daughter, Josie Noble, both of Erie. He is the brother of Benjamin Bean of Erie; David Bean of Corry; Mark Bean and his wife Valerie of Erie; Gregory Bean of Erie; John Bean of Tampa, Fla. and Laura Bean of Berkley, Calif. He is also survived by nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to call at the John J. Quinn Funeral Home, West 9th & Liberty St. Monday from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at which time Funeral Services will be held. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Orphan Angels Cat Sanctuary, 5439 West Lake Rd., Erie, PA 16505.
Published in the Erie Times-News on Mar. 24, 2013