Lucian Tallentire, 87, of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida passed away on Wednesday, January 9, 2013 with his family in attendance. He was born December 28, 1925, in West Virginia, a sone of the late Harry & Mildred Dennis Tallentire. Lucian was raised on a farm. He met the love of his life, Betty. As newly-weds, the couple moved to Erie, Pa. where they resided for 40 years before retiring to Florida in 1987. Lucian worked for many years at the General Electric Company. He was a devoted family man and was greatly devoted to the Church of God located on Brown Ave. in Erie, Pa. and the Living Oaks Ministries Church of God in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Lucian was preceded in death by his loving wife Betty of 61 years in 2009 and his sister Emma Jean Shirer. He is survived by his daughter Donna Renaud and her husband Glen of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Granddaughters Heidi DePadua of Easton, Pa., Rachelle Patton of Port St. Lucie, Fla., Grandson Shane Renaud of Philadelphia, Pa.; Great Granddaughters Taylor and Avery Depadua, Great Grandson William Patton, III; and is also survived by his sisters Mary Fike of Maryland and Mildred Jenkins of Georgia. Friends are invited to call at the John R. Orlando Funeral Home, Inc., 2122 Raspberry Street, on Wednesday morning from 9 a.m. until time of the Funeral Service there at 11 a.m. with Reverend Ray Sines officiating. Burial will be in Erie County Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations may be made in Lucian's memory to Living Oaks Ministries Church of God, 14156 64th Drive North, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418.
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Published in the Erie Times-News on Jan. 15, 2013