Donald L. Grace

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Full Name
Donald L. Grace

Date of Birth
Tuesday, February 1st, 1938

Date of Death
Saturday, June 1st, 2019


Donald L. Grace, age 81, of Erie, passed away Saturday, June 1, 2019 at UPMC Hamot.

He was born in Erie, February 1, 1938, a son of the late Francis J. and Margaret Johnson Grace.

Donald graduated from Academy High School in 1956, attended Edinboro University. And served his country in the United States Army.

He was a lifetime member of St. John Lutheran Church, the Zukor Club and the Siebenbuerger Club.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Beatrice Tobias; three brothers, Frank, Robert and Richard Grace and a sister, Shirley Hall.

Donald is survived by his children, Jennifer Wujcik and her husband, Bruce, Denine Abowd and her husband, James, Donald Grace and his wife, Chris and three grandchildren, Allyson and Patrick Abowd and Nicole Grace. She is further survived by a sister, Marilyn Podbielski. 

The family would like to extend their thanks to the doctors and staff at UPMC Hamot MICU unit for their excellent care and support they received.

Friends may call at the Burton Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc. 602 W. 10th Street on Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service at 12:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Erie Humane Society, 2407 Zimmerly Rd., Erie, PA 16506 or to the American Heart Association, 3025 French Street, Erie, PA 16504.

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Calling Hours

Thursday, June 6th, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Service Information

Thursday, June 6th, 2019, 12:00 PM

Burton Quinn Scott Cremation & Funeral Services Downtown - 602 West 10th Street Erie, PA 16502

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