Wilson Wayne Luke

Born: Wed., Oct. 6, 1937
Died: Wed., May 5, 2021


Memorial Service

2:00 PM Sat., Jun. 05, 2021


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Wilson Wayne Luke, 83, of North East passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at St. Mary’s East. He was born on October 6, 1937 in Erie, Pa., the son of the late Wilson and Marion (Phanco) Luke. Wilson graduated from North East High School in 1956 and later served in the United States Army National Guard in the artillery unit. He was a self-employed truck driver and enjoyed antique tractors and antique tractor shows. Wilson was preceded in death by his brother, Lewis Luke; sister-in-law, Pat Clute; and mother-in-law, Wilma Clute. He is survived by his beloved wife of 58 years, Gerry (Clute) Luke; daughters, Mary Wilson, Sally Garske (Mike); sons, Roy Luke (Sue), Paul Luke; brother, Gordon Luke (Joyce); sister-in-laws, Cindy Luke, Jan Lake (Mayford), Marilyn Clute, Carolyn Gay (Barry); brother-in-laws, Bill Clute (Linda), Bob Clute (Donna), Pete Clute (Joann), Jack Clute (Yoka); father-in-law, Ernest Clute (Ruth); grandchildren, Kayla, Ashley, Alyssa, Brandon, Tyler, and Dylan; and five great-grandchildren. Funeral arrangements are being handled by the William D. Elkin Funeral Home, 65 South Lake Street, North East. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 5th at 2:00 p.m. at 10726 Sidehill Road, North East, followed by a time of fellowship. Memorials may be made to Park United Methodist Church, 30 N. Lake St., North East, or to a charity of one’s choice. Please send condolences to elkinfh.com.

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CINDY RIEFSTAHL
   Posted Wed May 12, 2021
DEAR GORDY AND JOYCE,
I AM SO SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT THE LOSS OF YOUR BROTHER. MY PRAYERS AND SYMPATHY ARE WITH YOU AND WAYNE'S FAMILY. GOD BLESS YOU ALL.
Cindy Riefstahl

Brenda Williams
   Posted Thu June 03, 2021
To the Luke and Clute families. I am sorry for your loss. It is so hard to say goodbye to family and I know you are a very close family. May Wayne rest in peace. I know you take comfort in knowing he is in a better place and he rests in Jesus' arms. Stay close and hold those memories through life. God bless you.

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