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Marie E. Pifer Postlewaite, 80

November 26, 2013

Marie E. Pifer Postlewaite, 80, of Erie, died Wednesday morning, Nov, 20, 2013, at St. Mary's Home East following a lengthy illness.

She was born in Reynoldsville on Nov. 22, 1932, a daughter of the late Irving G. and Euzela Rhodes Pifer.

Marie originally worked as an assembler at Marx Toys and went on to work with Smith Meter.

She enjoyed stamping, gardening, sewing, crocheting and knitting.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one daughter, Carolyn Pritchard; one great-grandson, Adam Parris; and three brothers, Kenneth, Earl and Ray Pifer.

Helen Louise Means, 97

November 26, 2013

Helen Louise Means, 97, a long-term resident of Valier, died Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, in Broomall, Pa.

Helen was born April 8, 1916, a daughter of Lester N. Good and Ethel Good Bennett.

She is survived by her children, William “Ed” Means (Candace), Muriel Ricker, Sylvia Ramsey and Penny Warren; six grandchildren; and eleven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, William “Bill” Means.

Over her lifetime, Helen impacted many people through her kindness and compassion.

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