Matthew Robert Renner Matthew Robert Renner, age 81, of Erie, died Friday, November 21, 2008 at his residence. He was born in Erie on May 16, 1927, son of the late Matthew and Clarabel Kienholz Renner. Matt had lived in Erie for most of his life. He graduated from Lawrence Park High School in 1945, the G.E. Apprentice Course in 1950 and the General Electric Technical Night School in 1956. Matt worked for 35 years at G.E. He was a member of the G.E. Quarter Century Club and Retired Employees Association. He was active in aviation circles for many years and also enjoyed golfing and gardening. In the late 60’s he became affiliated with the local congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Up to his death he was active in the preaching activity in his community. He leaves his wife, Jean; three sons, Robert and Matthew of Erie, and Mark of Boulder, Colorado; five grandchildren; three step-daughters; and one sister, Clara. He was preceded in death by a fourth son, Warren Renner and a brother, Don. Friends may attend a Memorial Service on Saturday, November 29, 2008 at 1 p.m. at the North East Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 9335 West Main Rd., North East.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., East, 2607 Buffalo Road. To send condolences, visit www.dusckasfuneralhome.com
Erie Times-News on 11/23/2008