Iva M. McDermott
Quinn Funeral Home
728 West 9th Street
Erie, PA
Iva M. (Parker) McDermott, age 78, of Erie passed away Friday, Sept. 3, 2010 at the Golden Living Center at Western Reserve. She was born February 9, 1932 in Erie, the daughter of the late George and Margaret Nick Parker. She was a graduate of Academy High School and had worked for her brother George Parker's restaurant, "Mr. Hoagie". In 2004 she retired from Scott Enterprises where she had worked in the Accounts Payable Department. Iva enjoyed her dogs, working jigsaw puzzles, reading, and especially the times spent with her only granddaughter, Sara Ann McDermott. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth McDermott, who died in 1996; a sister, Betty Parker and two brothers, Earl and Edwin Parker. Iva is survived by two sons, Patrick and Keith McDermott, both of Erie; a brother, George Parker of Erie; her granddaughter, Sara; and many nieces and nephews. Friends are invited to call at the John J. Quinn Funeral Home, West 9th & Liberty St., Tuesday from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and are invited to attend Funeral Services there Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. Burial will be in Erie Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Erie Shriner's Hospital for Children, 1645 West 8th St., Erie, PA 16505.

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so sorry to hear about your mother your in my prayers. Yvonne Lehman
November 21, 2010
May the Lord bless you in midst of loss.
Chaplain Blaire Smith AseraCare
September 30, 2010
sorry about your lose patrick . our prayers are with you and your family
robert , pamela caswell
September 11, 2010
Keith I am so sorry about your moms passing. Even tho she isnt with you physically she will always be with you in your heart and mind. She is now yours and Sara's guardian angel. I am here for you if you need anything.
Stacey DeFoy
September 8, 2010
Please accept my deepest sympathies.
Bobbie Jeeter-Riley
September 8, 2010
Keith and Sara M.
We are so sorry to hear of your mom's/grandma's passing. She was a very nice woman. We know how difficult losing a mother is. Please know that you and Sara are in our thoughts and prayers. Your mom is now your guardian angel and will help you get through this all!
Julie & Rich Mennini
September 6, 2010
sorry to see the news of your mom's passing T.C.
donald T.C. gerbracht
September 6, 2010
Keith My thoughts and prayers are with you....I pray God gives you strenth during this difficult time. (i guess this says you are already a Parker)
Mikki Myers
September 6, 2010
My sympathy & condolenscenes to the family. I had the honor & privledge of caring for Iva at Golden Living in which she always had a smile on her face. I will miss Iva greatly.
September 6, 2010
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