Ferenc (Frank) Gyuratz, age 84, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at St. Vincent Health Center. He was born May 1, 1928 in Buk, Hungary, son of the late Samuel and Ilona Meszaros Gyuratz Frank came to the U.S. in 1956 after the Hungarian Revolution and began a career as a master organ pipe maker and voicer having worked for Tellers Organ Company, Phelps Organ Company and Rodgers Organ Company. Many of the products of his fine talent can be found and heard in local Erie churches and in churches in surrounding States. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, was an avid soccer and Steelers fan, but his greatest enjoyment was time spent with his family. Frank was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Beverly, in 1993. He is survived by his daughter, Carolyn Totten (husband, Scott) of North East, two sons, Frank Gyuratz, (wife, Patti), of Harborcreek and Samuel Gyuratz of Tidioute; granddaughter, Heather Lanc (Adam) of Springville, N.Y.; grandson, Jacob Comer (Joy) of Escanaba, Mich.; great-grandson, Zander Lanc; his sister, Olga Szabo of Oroszlany, Hungary; his sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Nancy and James Long, of Humboldt, Ill.; a niece, nephews and cousins in the United States and Hungary; and a "special daughter", Jeanne. The family would like to acknowledge the care given by the doctors and nurses at St. Vincent Health Center/ICU during the last few days of his well lived life. Friends may call at the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., East, 2607 Buffalo Road on Friday from 2 to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. until the time of the Funeral Service there at 8 p.m. conducted by Rev. John M. Scott of First United Methodist Church. Interment will be held at Wintergreen Gorge Cemetery on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Parkinson Partners of NWPA, P.O. Box 10547, Erie, PA 16514 or a
. To send condolences, visit www.dusckasfuneralhome.com.
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Published in the Erie Times-News on Mar. 7, 2013
Dusckas Funeral Home - East Side
2607 Buffalo Road Erie, PA 16510