Obituary of William E. Quashnock
William “Bill” E. Quashnock
William “Bill” E. Quashnock, age 86, of Erie, passed away peacefully at Edinboro Manor on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born on March 30, 1933 in Sykesville, PA, the son of the late George and Martha Quashnock.
He served in the US Army during the Korean War.
He was a long-time barber in Erie; known as “Barber Bill” at his shop in the former Marine Bank Building now the PNC Bank Building. He cut hair for many of the top executives in Erie.
He attended Bethel Baptist Church where he was saved. The Church was so important to both he and his wife, Georgia. God was life.
Bill enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, birding, and was known to have a Green Thumb. He grew a Palm tree in his basement.
He was preceded in death by one son William “Bill” G. Quashnock in 2018.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years Georgia L. Means Quashnock. They had a fairy tale life together. Also surviving are one daughter Mary Beth Sederburg and her husband Ian Greenlaw of Decatur, IL, three grandchildren: Jennifer, Lindsay, Victoria, three great-grandchildren: Lilly, J.J., and Luke, one sister Shirley Allessi of Sykesville, two former daughters-in-law; Tracy Ball and Michelle McGarvey and one former son-in-law Neil Sederburg.
The family would like to express their sincere gratitude for the care given to Bill by Lakeland Hospice, the staff at Edinboro Manor and two caretakers and friends; Nancy Peres and Lisa Balkovic.
Friends may call at the Dusckas-Martin Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 4216 Sterrettania Rd. on Friday, April 12, 2019 (today) from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and are invited there on Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1:00 p.m. followed by military honors.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2116 West 38th Street, Erie, PA 16508 or to the family where they will distribute contributions to various charities which Bill cared about.