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Donna Postlethwait

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Donna Postlethwait, age 97, of Harborcreek, passed away Thursday, March 6, 2014 at St. Mary's Home of Erie. She was born in DuBois, Pa. on June 10, 1916, daughter of the late John and Naomi Emhoff.

Donna was employed for 31 years at General Electric Company until her retirement. She was a former member of the Kearsarge Church of God, and enjoyed bowling, doing ceramics, and loved time with her family.

Donna is survived by her daughter, Jean Hollarn (Dennis) of Harborcreek; three sisters, Ella Mae Penberthy, Drucile Allen, Wanda Smith; two brothers, Jack Emhoff (Martha), Elvin Emhoff (Dolores); five grandchildren, Dennis II, Thomas (Karen), Michael (Marsha Lynch) Hollarn, Tara Maguire (James Born, IV) and Michelle Winnans (Casey); a special niece, Donna Mae Mroczkowski; thirteen great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, 1st Sgt. Medic in the U.S. Army, Clarence E. Postlethwait, who was POW/MIA during the Korean War; a brother, Joe Emhoff; and a sister, Eileen Whitford.

The family would like to thank the staff and nurses at St. Mary's Home of Erie for all the wonderful care given to Donna.

Friends may call at the Dusckas Funeral Home, 2607 Buffalo Rd. on Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. and are invited to attend a funeral service there on Monday at 10 a.m. conducted by Rev. Doug Hepler. Interment, Erie County Memorial Gardens. To send condolences visit www.dusckasfuneralhome.com.

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Published in the Erie Times-News on Mar. 8, 2014
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