Laura (Christensen) Dascanio, age 91, of Erie passed away Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at Manchester Commons. She was born December 9, 1928 in Erie the daughter of the late Charles and Anna (Jensen) Christensen.
Laura was a lifelong resident of Erie and was a former cook at the Danish Club, where her late husband was manager. Besides her love of cooking, she also valued the times spent with her family and friends.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Dascanio, Jr.; infant son, Joseph; daughter, Joanne Church; son-in-law, Al Church; granddaughter, Abby Church along with two sisters and five brothers.
Laura is survived by her three daughters, Patty McMahon and her husband Mickey of Erie; Diane Hunt and her husband Bruce of Erie; and Mary Turner and her husband Kim of Boca Raton, FL. Also surviving are 11 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
Laura’s family would like to thank UPMC Hospice and Manchester Commons for the care and compassion shown to their mother during her stay there.
Friends are invited to call at Luther Memorial Church, 225 W.10th St. on Friday from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM at which time Funeral Services will be held. All CDC guidelines including facemasks and social distancing will be followed. Burial will be in Trinity Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Luther Memorial Academy, 220 W. 11th St., Erie, PA 16501.
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