Thelma E Deasey

Born: Thu., Aug. 26, 1926
Died: Fri., Jan. 17, 2020


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Mon., Jan. 20, 2020
Location: William D. Elkin Funeral Home

Funeral Service

7:00 PM Mon., Jan. 20, 2020
Location: William D. Elkin Funeral Home

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Thelma E. Deasey, 93, loving wife, mother, grandmother,
and great-grandmother, passed away Friday
on January 17, 2020 at Ball Pavilion, with her family at
her side.
She was born on August, 26, 1926
in Marion Center, Pa., to the late
Harry and Lola (Learn) McMillen.
Thelma graduated Marian Center
High School and later moved to
Erie, Pa. to work at General Electric
where she met her husband,
Donald M. Deasey. They married
on August 14, 1950 in Salt Lake City,
Utah and had just celebrated their
69th wedding anniversary.
For most of her life, she was a housewife and raised
four daughters. Thelma enjoyed being outdoors and
was always working in the yard. She enjoyed her
family dinners and was a great seamstress.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in
death by her infant brother Dale and sister Gertrude
Survivors include her beloved husband, Donald
Deasey; four daughters, Karen Messina (Michael) of
Erie, Kim Askey (Ron) of McKean, Jackie Bernatowicz
(Mike) of Fairview, and Terri Wilson (Bob) of North
East; six grandchildren, Shannon Feit (Justin), Tracey
Farrington (Patrick), Mollie Punzel (Austin), Bobby
Wilson, Jessica Komis (Andrew) and Claire Messina;
five great-grandchildren, Devin Farrington, Ryder
Farrington, Rory Farrington, Niko Farrington and
Ellie Wilson.
The family would like to express their sincere
gratitude and appreciation to the caregivers of Ball
Pavilion for their compassion and kindness.
Friends may call at the William D. Elkin Funeral
Home, 65 South Lake Street, North East on Monday
from 4:00 p.m. until time of a funeral service at 7:00
p.m. at the funeral home.
Private interment Erie County Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to The ANNA Shelter, 1555
East 10th Street, Erie, PA 16511.

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