Linda Forte Ratcliff
Date of Birth
Friday, March 30th, 1928
Date of Death
Saturday, January 5th, 2019
Linda (Forte) Ratcliff age 90, of Erie passed away on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at UPMC Hamot.
She was born in Price Utah on March 30, 1928 a daughter of the late Pete and Catherine Oliverio Forte.
Linda enjoyed watching cooking shows, birds and loved watching the Cleveland Indians. She especially loved spending time with her grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Willard G. Ratcliff, Sr. and her siblings, Mary Merritt, Albert Forte, Rosalie Edwards and Yolanda Kourlis.
She is survived by her children, Williard G. Ratcliff, Jr. and his wife Marie of Parma, OH, Mitchell A. Ratcliff and his wife Aimee of St. Petersburg, FL and Yolanda M. Ratcliff of Erie; five grandchildren, Joseph Ratcliff and his wife Gretchen, Kristina Ratcliff, Richard Ratcliff and his wife Laura, Jeremy Sebastian and fiancé Andrea Niedbala and Adam Ratcliff; 6 great grandchildren, Abigail, Sullivan, Isabella, Mallory, Larson and Amelia and several nieces and nephews.
There will be no calling hours.
Burial will be private at Asbury United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the care of the Burton Westlake Funeral Home 3801 W. 26th Street, Erie, PA 16506.
Memorials may be made to the, The American Diabetes Association P.O. Box 15829 Arlington, VA 22215, the ANNA Shelter 1555 E. 10th Street, Erie, PA 16503 or to Orphan Angel’s Cat Sanctuary 5439 West Lake Road, Erie, PA 16505.
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