Edward G. Fetzner, Jr., age 46, of Erie, lost his courageous battle with brain cancer, peacefully, on February 13, 2013 at the Golden Living Center Western Reserve, surrounded by family. He was born in Erie on April 11, 1966, the son of Edward Fetzner, Sr. and the late Katherine Coburn Fetzner. Eddie graduated from Strong Vincent High School, Class of 1984, then attended Slippery Rock, for a short time. Later in life, he attended Erie Business Center, where he obtained several diplomas and associate degrees. While attending school there, Eddie met the love of his life, Leanne (Thaler) Fetzner, whom he married on August 7, 2008. Eddie worked for Maskon Company, Inc., Bush Industries and Wegmans. Eddie enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. He also enjoyed reading, surfing the web, playing video games, and especially fishing, hunting, and just being in the woods. Eddie is survived by his wife Leanne (Thaler) Fetzner, his father, Edward Fetzner, Sr., his brother, James Fetzner (Michelle), niece and nephew, Abigail and Jackson Fetzner, of Erie; his mother and father-in-law, Kathy and Denis Thaler, of Waterford; his brother and sister-in-law, Justin and Jackie Thaler; nephew, Gavin Miller, of Rougemont, N.C.; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins. The family would like to say a special thank you to the staff of Ascera Care Hospice and the Golden Living Center Western Reserve for the excellent care provided during his last weeks. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Burton Wintergreen Funeral Home, 2532 Norcross Road, Erie, PA 16510. Arrangements will be announced by the Burton Wintergreen Funeral Home, 2532 Norcross Road. Send condolences at www.Burtonfuneralhome.com.
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Burton Funeral Homes and Crematory - Wintergreen
2532 Norcross Road
Erie, PA 16510
Published in the Erie Times-News on Feb. 15, 2013