McDannel, Patrick W.
Patrick W. McDannel
Patrick W. McDannel, 77,
of Sunrise Lakes Dr., Millcreek, passed away Sunday, April 6, 2008. Born in Erie on November 23, 1930, he was a son of the late Arthur Patrick and Sarah (DiStefano) McDannel.
A graduate of Cathedral Prep
and Gannon University,
he was a US Air Force veteran and served during the Korean Conflict.
In June 1991, he retired from Lord Corporation as an inspector, having worked there for 40 years. He was treasurer of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Union, and was a member of the Lord Quarter Century Club. He was a member of Our Lady of Peace Church, and enjoyed reading and history,
and spending time with his family
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 40 years, Patricia (Fiedler) McDannel.
Survivors include two sons, Michael McDannel
and John McDannel, wife, Darlene, all of Erie;
a daughter, Kathleen Ferrick, husband, Kevin, of Augusta, Ga.; four grandchildren, Annette and Jessica McDannel,
and Tyler and Jacob Ferrick.
Friends may call Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Brugger Home for Funerals, 1595 W. 38th St. at Greengarden Blvd. Services will be held there Thursday at 12:30 p.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Peace Church at 1 p.m. Burial in Calvary Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Diabetes Assn. of Erie County, 1128 State St., 16501 or Our Lady of Peace Church, 2401 W. 38th St., 16506.
Our Lady of Peace Church, "