Laura Ellen Lewis Luce

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Loving Nelle and NaiNai

Laura Ellen Lewis Luce, age 66, of Erie, sadly and suddenly passed away on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 11, 2014. She was born in Erie on May 2, 1948, a daughter of the late Homer Earl and Laura Walters Lewis.

Ellen retired from the Donut Connection, where she was a baker. She enjoyed reading, camping, gardening, crocheting and traveling state to state. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Ellen is survived by two sons, Robert Luce and his wife Donna of Inwood, W.Va. and Thomas Luce and his wife Valarie of Erie; seven grandchildren, Sydney, Thomas, Karen, Tatiana, Olivia, Elliott and Arabella Luce; two sisters, Elizabeth Hayes of Cincinnati, Ohio and Donna Wernecki and her husband Jim of Erie; two brothers, Gilbert Lewis and his wife Rose of Erie and Homer Lewis and his wife Margaret of New Florence, Pa. She is further survived by her dear close friend Michael Canavino and her friend John Otteni.

Friends may call at the Russell C. Schmidt & Son Funeral Home Inc., 5000 Wattsburg Rd., Erie, PA 16504, on Thursday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m., and are invited to funeral services there on Friday morning at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow in Wintergreen Gorge Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family, c/o the funeral home.

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Published in the Erie Times-News from May 14 to May 15, 2014
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