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John  F. Wurst, Jr.
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Obituary for John F. Wurst, Jr.

John F. “Father” Wurst, Jr., age 74, of Erie, passed away at St. Vincent Hospital on Friday, August 18, 2017, following a brief illness. He was born in Erie on July 13, 1943, a son of the late John F., Sr. and Eleanor (Kim) Wurst.
Father attended General McLane H.S. He was employed as a tool and die maker by the former Erie Forge and Steel for 35 years prior to his retirement. Father was a member of the Albion Area Sportsmen’s Club, the American Legion and the Siebenbuerger Club. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, watching anything relating to Alaska and was a die-hard Buffalo Bills fan. He was also a do-it-yourself pro and hand-made his own hunting and fishing supplies.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Tony Kutterna.
Survivors include his beloved wife of 42 years, Lynette L. (Foley) Wurst; six children: Tom Wurst (Christine), Tonna Greider (David), Craig Wurst, Keith Wurst (Sheila), Colleen Gorniak (Donald) and John Wurst (Lisa); five sisters: Gail Froehlich, Gerry Walters, Judy Wurst, Carolyn English and Cheryl Salyers; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Family and friends may call at the Dusckas-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 5151 Buffalo Rd. (at Hannon Rd. in Harborcreek) on Sunday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Calling hours will conclude with an informal Sharing of Memories Service. Memorial contributions may be made to the A.N.N.A. Shelter. Share your condolences at www.dusckas-taylorfuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Sunday

20

Aug

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Dusckas-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.

5151 Buffalo Road
(at Hannon Rd. in Harborcreek Twp.)
Erie, PA 16510

Visitation

Sunday

20

Aug

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dusckas-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc.

5151 Buffalo Road
(at Hannon Rd. in Harborcreek Twp.)
Erie, PA 16510

Calling hours will conclude with an informal Sharing of Memories Service.


Memorial Contribution

ANNA Shelter

1555 East 10th St.
Erie, PA 16511
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