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Raymond C. Pete Chisholm

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Raymond C. Pete Chisholm Obituary

Raymond C. "Pete" Chisholm, age 93, formerly of Erie and Port Charlotte, Fla., died Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at Pleasant Ridge Manor West.

He was born in Olean, N.Y. on August 9, 1920, a son of the late John and Lennie Bingham Chisholm.

Pete graduated from Butler High School, attended Penn State University, and then Syracuse University.

He was a Master Sgt. In the U.S. Army Air Force during World War II, and later was in the National Guard, 112th Infantry, 28th Division for several years.

Pete was the executive secretary of the Erie Chamber of Commerce for 15 years and worked at Smith Meter Company for 10 years until his retirement in 1982.

He was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Port Charlotte, Fla., the American Legion, and the V.F.W.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Taylor Chisholm; his son, Dennis J. Chisholm; a brother, Robert Chisholm; and a sister, Winnie Green.

Survivors include one son, John T. Chisholm and his wife, Linda of Erie; two grandchildren: Jonathan Chisholm and wife, Marina, and Kaitlin Chisholm; great-granddaughter, Aleksandra Chisholm; and a brother, Hudson Chisholm of McKean.

Friends may call on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 from 6:00 to 7:30 with a short service to follow at Burton Westlake Funeral Home, 3801 West 26th Street (at Powell Ave.).

Memorials may be made to Pleasant Ridge Manor West, 8300 West Ridge Rd., Girard, PA 16417.

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Published in the Erie Times-News from May 18 to May 19, 2014
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