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Obituary for Dolores C. Erb

Dolores C. Erb, 88, of McAlisterville, passed away at 8:15 AM on Sunday, June 19, 2022 at the Bridges at Brookline in Mifflintown.

Born on September 16, 1933 in Yeagertown, Mifflin County, she is the daughter of the late James A. Sr. and Helen Gertrude (Herbster) Corson.

On June 11, 1960, she married her surviving husband, Jacque E. Erb, with whom she was blessed to share over 62 years of marriage before her passing.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by: her children, David L. Erb, Keith A. Erb, and Linda J. Carson, all of McAlisterville; one sister, Pauline Carolus of Florida; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Donna Corson; one brother, James Corson, Jr., and one brother in law, George Carolus.

Mrs. Erb was a 1951 graduate of Derry High School in Yeagertown and was employed and retired as a Bookkeeper with Lewistown Banking and Trust Company.

Her memberships included the McAlisterville United Methodist Church where she once served as the pianist, the McAlisterville Women’s Club where she was a former Treasurer, the Juniata County A.R.C. where she was a former Secretary, and enjoyed helping with the Juniata County Meals on Wheels.

Dolores was an avid Pittsburgh sports fan (Pirates, Steelers, and Penguins), an avid Penn State football fan, and loved babysitting, seek and find puzzle books, and bird watching.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 AM on Thursday, June 23, 2022 at the McAlisterville United Methodist Church, Main St., McAlisterville with Pastor Parrish Munro and Jodi L. Strawser officiating. Interment will follow at Goodwill Cemetery in Bunkertown.

A viewing will be held from 5-7 PM on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 at the Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 111 Westfall St., McAlisterville and from 9:00 AM until the time of the funeral services at 10:00 AM on Thursday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Mrs. Erb’s memory can be made to the McAlisterville United Methodist Church, 4633 Cuba Mills Road, Mifflintown, PA 17059 or to the Juniata County Meals on Wheels, 287 Deerville Road, Mifflintown, PA 17059.

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