She was born in Union City on October 31, 1949, the daughter of the late Lewis and Annette Oswald Weed. She worked at the Union City Chair Factory for a number of years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, her son, and her granddaughter.
Dorothy is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Jeff Malinowski of Mill Village and several grandchildren abd great grandchildren.
Private calling hours and final disposition were held for the immediate family.
Judith D. Lasher
She was born in Union City on August 10, 1942, the daughter of the late Charles M. and Margaret C. VanTassel Pratt.
Judy worked (cooked) at the Bill and Evone's Restaurant, later to be known as MaDonna's in Union City. She belonged to the Central CB Association. She loved to play Bingo, work crossword puzzles, do crafts, crochet and play organ and piano and sing.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Delores Reeher and Elaine Dewey and one granddaughter, Jessica M. Lasher.
She is survived by her husband, Arthur A. Lasher who she married on February 3, 1962; her children, Bryan W. (Susane) Lasher of Union City, Pamela A. (Phillip) Spruiell of Union City, Charle W. (Donna Wyatt) Lasher of Coshocton, OH, and Dean C. (Debra Gee) Lasher of Corry; a brother, Barry (Carrie) Pratt of Iowa. She is also survived by 24 Grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren, great great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
At Judy's request, there will be no public calling hours. A memorial service will be announced at a later date.
Cassius T. (Tim) Cook
Cassius T. (Tim) Cook, unexpectedly passed away in Sacramento, CA on November 3, 2022 due to complications as the result of a stroke.
He was born in Erie on September 12, 1943 the son of the late Cassius and Eleanor Welch Cook. He was the sixth of 10 children. Tim is a graduate of Cathedral Prep, class of 1961, and earned his degree from Gannon University in 1965. While at Gannon, he was a member of the Talisman Players at Gannon Carriage House Theatre. He served eight years in the US Navy on the ballistic missile Submarine USS Nathanael Greene, four of those years as Quartermaster.
After the Navy, Tim worked as the Sales Tax Specialist at Otis Elevator Company and later in social services. However, his true passion was researching Family Genealogy. Through his research, he discovered that his paternal ancestors can be traced back to the Mayflower Compact, qualifying him to become a member of the Mayflower Society. Tim also enjoyed traveling, having visited exotic locales such as India, Africa, China, Thailand, Russia, Alaska and Poland.
Tim will always be remembered for his ability to make everyone laugh and for his kind soul. To know him was to love him, and he will be dearly missed by his family and his Sacramento coffee friends.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his sisters, Kathleen Cook, Marilyn Bergquist and her husband Arnie, Eleanor Shankle and her husband Cal and Brothers-in-law James Reisenberg and Dr. James Hoffman.
Survivors include his sibling; sisters Eileen Reisenberg of Centerville, VA, Kathy Hoffman of The Villages, FL, Judy Henderson and her husband Dr. Bill Henderson of Rancho Santa Fe, CA Mary Bolash and her husband Bill of Erie, and brothers John Cook and his wife Joanne and Dennis Cook and his wife Jan, both of Erie. He is also survived by many adoring nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Dusckas Martin Funeral Home, 4216 Sterrettania Rd., Erie on Friday, November 18, 2022, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM and are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, November 19, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Our Lady of Peace RC Church, 2401 W. 38th Street, Erie.
Burial will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, West Lake Road, Erie.
The C. S. Warthman Funeral Home, Inc., 69 North Main Street, Union City, is in charge of arrangements.