Michael C. Ater, age 41, of Erie, passed away on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at St. Vincent Hospital. He was born on January 1, 1980 in Rumbeck, Sudan to the late Ater Ater and Yar Bol.
Michael was working as a dietary aide at The Village at Luther Square and enjoyed cooking, fishing, watching the news, and watching and playing soccer.
Michael is survived by his wife, Ashley Jordan-Ater, son Demarion Ater, daughters Ayeitda Ater and Sudana Ater, all of Erie, brother Mangar Ater of Sudan, sisters Ayeitda Ater, Cholhok Ater (Achol), and Ajak Ater, all of Sudan, a close cousin Chimuth Bai Nak of Omaha, NE, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins living in Sudan.
Following all current Covid-19 guidelines, visitation will be on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at Edward J. Garr Funeral Home, 459 E. 12th St. Erie, Pa 16503 from 11:00 am until the time of the service at 1:00 pm. Family and friends may attend his service virtually via Facebook Live at https://www.facebook.com/Edward-J-Garr-Funeral-Home-Inc-100130284712299. Burial will follow at Erie Cemetery.
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