Obituaries

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Daniel L. King

Daniel L. King, age 62, of Harborcreek, passed away Monday, July 8, 2019. He was born in Erie on August 30, 1956, son of the late Robert King and Jean Johnson.

Dan was the owner of Arrow Castings and Dan's Route 8 Boardwalk on Wattsburg Rd. He was an avid fan of Dale Earnhardt and the Pittsburgh Steelers. Dan coached Boy's Baseball and Little Gridders Football and was a member and treasurer of the Lucky 13 Motorcycle Club. From Thanksgiving through New Year's Day, he loved decorating his house with lights. It was a gift for the community over the holidays.

Dan is lovingly survived by his wife of 45 years, Jeanne King; four children, Leland Grubbs (Zoé), Larry King (Lauri), Joseph King (Tracie), and Megan King (Doug); four grandchildren, Eric, Jeremy, Brandon and Kyle King; one sister-in-law, Karen King; two great-grandchildren, Cecilya and Wesley; and nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by an infant son, Daniel Lee King; one sister, Cindy Granger; one brother, Robert King; one great-grandson, Kamdyn; one nephew, Robert J. King; and one niece, Jean K. Granger.

Friends may call at the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., 2607 Buffalo Rd., on Thursday from 2 to 4 pm and 6 to 8 pm and are invited to attend a Funeral Service there on Friday at 11 am conducted by Pastor Les Utegg. Private interment will be held at Wintergreen Gorge Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38101.

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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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