Vincent Loesch

Vincent R. Loesch

1933 - 2019

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Vincent R. Loesch Vincent R. Loesch, age 86, of Millcreek Twp., died peacefully on Saturday, December 21, 2019, surrounded by his loved ones after battling an extended illness. He was born on August 1, 1933 in Erie, the son of the late Frank and Emma (Daub) Loesch. Vince was a 1952 graduate of Academy H.S. He also graduated from Erie Business College after serving time in the Army during the Korean War. He began working at Marine Bank where he met his wife Rita. They moved to Millcreek to raise their family. Vince worked at the U.S. Postal Service until his retirement. He had many hobbies such as gardening, baking, and watching his grandchildren at all of their sporting events. He was known for his one- of- a kind Christmas cookies and other bake goods. He was also a great mentor to his children and grandchildren, teaching them math skills and important life lessons. He was preceded in death by his brother Francis Loesch and his sister Madeline Myers. He is survived by three sisters: Virginia Wiley (John), Margaret Gerlach, and Janet Wolf (Mathew). He leaves behind his loving wife of 62 years Rita L. McCrillis Loesch, one daughter Elaine Fragale (Robert) and one son Dr. Daniel Loesch (Lynne) both of Fairview Twp., also his grandchildren: Danielle McConnell (Charles), Robert Fragale, Jr. (Brooke), Stephanie Loesch, and Dana Loesch. He also has one great-grandson Bryson McConnell. Friends may call at the Dusckas-Martin Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 4216 Sterrettania Rd. on Friday, December 27, 2019 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and are invited there for prayers on Saturday, December 28, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Jude Church, 2801 West 6th Street, Erie, PA 16505 at 11:00 a.m. Interment Calvary Cemetery. Vince’s family would like to thank all of the staff at St. Mary’s at Asbury Ridge for the wonderful care they provided. Memorials may be made to Erie Shriner’s Hospital, 1645 West 8th Street, Erie, PA 16505 or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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