Francisco Lasanta, 31, 2331 Prospect Ave., passed away Tuesday, October 2, 2012 at UPMC Hamot. He was born in Erie, Pa., on November 12, 1980, son of Francisco Lasanta, Jr. and Rosalie Lasanta, both of Erie. He was a lifelong resident of Erie and was employed as a driver for the International Institute of Erie. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle and was a member of the Five of a Kind Motorcycle Club. He loved spending time with his family, especially his children. Francisco will be dearly missed by his family and friends. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 4 years, Ramona Lasanta, two sons, Francisco A. Lasanta and Nathan D. Santana, and two daughters, Jasmen A. Lasanta and Natalie M. Lopez, all of Erie; a brother, Mauricio Lasanta and three sisters, Magdalena, Angelina and Sylvia Lasanta, all of Erie; a grandchild, Jay-Omar Vazquez; and uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Friends may visit with the family on Sunday, 5 to 8 p.m., at 2926 Pine Ave., and may attend a service on Monday at 11 a.m. at Iglesia Bautista El Calvario FG (Greater Calvary), 2624 German St., conducted by Pastor Concepcion. Interment in Lakeside Cemetery. Funeralization by House of Law Inc., 9406 Frankstown Rd., Pittsburgh, Pa.
Published in the Erie Times-News on October 6, 2012