Jean Whitaker Law

Jean Whitaker Law, age 81, passed away Thursday, January 3, 2019. She was born in Erie on September 19, 1937, daughter of the late Gilbert G. and Elizabeth Reynolds Whitaker.

Jean graduated from Wesleyville High School in 1955 and was employed at B.F. Fields Moving and Storage for 30 years. She enjoyed family gatherings, eating out and crossword puzzles.

Jean is survived by one daughter, Karen Wargo (Ken); five sons, Scott Law (Robin), William Law (Mary), Gerald Law (Dee), and Daniel Law (Kim), all of Erie, and Gary Law (Mary Jo), of Pittsburgh; her twin sister, Joan Milano (Robert); stepbrother, Jack Thompson (Mary); sisters-in-law, Donna Gilson and Margaret Whitaker; brother-in-law, Richard Ragen (Donna); 13 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Jean was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Warner I. Law on February 27, 2016, whom she married on September 17, 1955; her son, Ronald at two years old in 1959; her stepmother, Anna Thompson Whitaker; her brother, Gilbert A. Whitaker; her stepsister, JoAnn Thompson Ragen; her brother-in-law, Tom Gilson; and her great-grandson, Emmet Law in 2018 who passed away at 28 days old.

Friends may call at the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., 2607 Buffalo Rd., on Sunday from 2 to 6 pm and are invited to attend a Funeral Service there on Monday at 10 am, conducted by Jean's grandson, Will Law. Interment will follow at Wintergreen Gorge Cemetery.

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The founder of the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., Constantine "Gus" Dusckas, was born in Titusville, Pennsylvania, on July 22, 1915, the son of Greek immigrants. It has been noted that the Dusckas family had a close relationship with the Drake family of oil well fame. Because of the family's deep religious beliefs, young Gus got involved with many families who were in need and less fortunate.  read more...

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