Dayton G. Eastman

Born: Sun., Aug. 7, 1932
Died: Wed., Jul. 18, 2018


2:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Sun., Jul. 22, 2018
Location: William D. Elkin Funeral Home

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Mon., Jul. 23, 2018
Location: William D. Elkin Funeral Home

Print Obituary   Home Page All Obituaries

Music by The Piano Brothers

Dayton G. Eastman, age 85, of North East died on Wednesday July 18, 2018 at St. Mary's East.

He was born in Greenfield Township on August 7, 1932 to the late John and Mildred Scott Eastman.

Dayton had attended Harborcreek High School, worked for Agway in North East for 16 years, worked as a ski lift operator for 5 years at Peek 'n Peak Resort and was a self employed dairy farmer for over 20 years until retirement in 1996.

He was active with the Greenfield fire department for several years and was on the Board of Directors for the Erie County Fair and MMI.

In addition to his parents, Dayton was preceded in death by his brothers, Wilford Eastman, Raymond  Eastman, Darrell Eastman, and Don Eastman; sisters, Virginia Peck and Ruby Stetson; great-grandson, Wyatt Alcon; great-granddaughter, Sarah Gates.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Etta Bowen Eastman, whom he married on April 24 1954; daughters, Vicki Gilkinson (Richard) of Russell, PA, Cheryl Bender (Tim) of Wattsburg, Colleen Rowan (Paul) of Sherman, NY; sister, Arlene Goodwin (Bill) of Girard; 11 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the William D. Elkin Funeral Home, 65 S. Lake St., North East on Sunday 2-7 and are invited to attend a funeral service on Monday at 11:00 am at the funeral home.  Interment Grahamville Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Community Nursing Services North East, 7 Park St., North East, PA 16428 or Greenfield Fire Department, 10160 Station Rd., North East, PA 16428. The family would like to extend a sincere thank you to the staff at St. Mary's East for their care and compassion.  Please send condolences to  

Click to send flowers using our local area florist
Free delivery to our funeral home & save on wire fees
View/Sign the Condolence Book

Click the button to generate a printable document containing all condolences submitted

Condolence Booklet

Image: Suat Eman /

Copyright © 2018 William D. Elkin Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved.    | Website by CFS |