Donna M. Platz, age 57, of Edinboro, died Saturday, July 5, 2014, as a result of a motor vehicle accident.
She was born November 28, 1956 in Erie, a daughter of Anne (Gabel) Lohrer of Fairview and the late George Lohrer.
Donna graduated from Fairview High School in 1974. She had worked for Spectrum Control for a period of time, before she and her husband owned and operated at dairy farm from 1982 to 1994, where she was active in the daily chores, as well as bookkeeping. She worked for Frank's Farm Market in Fairview, and most recently were employed at Wegman's in the bakery.
She attended McLane Church in Edinboro and always enjoyed her exercise group in Franklin Twp. She also enjoyed flower gardening, riding bikes and kayaking in Presque Isle Park, walking trails, vacationing in Canada and most of all being a loving and kind Grandma.
In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Patrick O. Platz, whom she married October 18, 1975 in Fairview, also a son, Joseph C. Platz (Emily) of Erie; brothers, George Lohrer (Michelle) of Fairview, Samuel Lohrer (Lori) of Cincinnati, Ohio; brother in law, Michael Platz (Debbie) of Girard, and her special grandchild, Peyton E. Platz. Also several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call on Tuesday from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. at Edder Funeral Home, Inc., 309 Main St. East, Girard. Services will be held there on Wednesday at 10 a.m.
Memorials may be made to
, 2115 W. 38th St., Erie, PA 16508, or, to La Leche League of Erie, c/o Emily Platz, 1250 W. 32nd St., Erie, PA 16502. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery.
Edder Funeral Home
309 Main Street Girard, PA 16417
Published in the Erie Times-News on July 7, 2014