Frank L Sturgeon

Born: Mon., Sep. 17, 1951
Died: Mon., May 4, 2020


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Frank L. Sturgeon, 68, of North East, died on Monday, May 4, 2020, surrounded by his family, in the comfort of his home. Frank was born on September 17, 1951, in Harrisburg, Pa., the son of the late Earl and Jeanne (Wolf) Sturgeon. Graduating from Central Dauphin East High School in Harrisburg, Frank moved onto college, earning a B.S. degree in Health Science at Slippery Rock University. There he met his wife, Nancy. Frank and Nancy were married on August 31, 1974. Moving to the Erie area, they settled in North East and raised two children. Frank did substitute teaching in Erie and spent his 42 year career working in the manufacturing industry as a CNC machinist. Frank also coached baseball at NE Little League. Loving Lake Erie, Frank enjoyed fishing on his boat and cruising on his Sea Doo. He was a family man who enjoyed watching his children and granddaughter in their activities. A talented DIY, Frank could meticulously design and construct, turning his house into a cherished home. He is survived by his wife, Nancy; daughter, Kelly Craven (Steve) of North East; son, Christopher Sturgeon (Heather) of Wadsworth, Ohio; and granddaughter, Annina Sturgeon. Frank’s family wishes to express their heartfelt gratitude to the Community Nursing Services of North East, especially Ashley, for their care, support, and professionalism. Private interment will be held at St. Gregory Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Community Nursing Services of North East, Hospice, 7 Park Street, North East, PA 16428. Private funeral arrangements are being handled by the William D. Elkin Funeral Home, 65 South Lake Street, North East. Please send condolences to elkinfh.com.

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susan custer
   Posted Wed May 06, 2020
Nancy, So sorry to hear of Frank's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. If there is anything we can do, please don't hesitate to let me know.

Sue and Joe Custer

George Sucha
   Posted Thu May 07, 2020
Nancy, so very sorry for your loss. I am also sorry that the current pandemic does not allow me to offer condolences in person. Please express my sympathy to your family. George

Sue Rossman
   Posted Thu May 07, 2020
Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your husband, father, and grandfather. May God give you all comfort and strength in your time of grieving.
Love, Sue & Keith Rossman

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