John R. Pacuraw

Born: Sun., Nov. 3, 1940
Died: Mon., Jul. 30, 2018


3:00 PM to 5:30 PM, Wed., Aug. 01, 2018
Location: Edward J Garr Funeral Home Inc

Funeral Service

5:30 PM Wed., Aug. 01, 2018
Location: Edward J Garr Funeral Home Inc

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John R. Pacuraw, 77, of Erie passed away on Monday July 30, 2018 at Fairview Manor Nursing Home. He was born November 3, 1940 to the late Mathilda Spangle and John Packard.


John served in the Army National Guard. He also worked for General Electric. John enjoyed fishing, hunting, golfing, bowling, playing softball, but he enjoyed nothing more than spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.


In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his wife Rosemarie Pruzenski Pacuraw in 2012.


He is survived by two daughters, Annette Ernst and Deborah Snyder, both of Erie, six grandchildren: Jamie Hesselschwardt (Trey) of Ohio, Michael Ernst, Christopher Ernst, John Ernst, Megan Silay and Matthew Silay all of Erie, four great grandchildren: Kameryn Ernst of Erie, Jones Hesselschwardt of Ohio, Charleston Hesselschwardt of Ohio, and Kaydence Ernst of Erie. He is also survived by one brother, Robert Pacuraw.


Relatives and friends are invited to the Edward J. Garr Funeral Home, Inc., 459 East 12th Street, Erie, PA 16503 on Wednesday August 1, 2018 from 3:00 pm until the time of the service at 5:30 pm. Burial in Calvary Cemetery will be private. Please send condolences to

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