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Charles Mcerlane

d. July 15, 2021

Calling Hours:
Thursday, July 22, 2021, 12:45pm-1:45pm
The Gathering Space of St. Michael Roman Catholic Church
85 N. High St., Greenville, PA

Mass of Christian Burial:
Thursday, July 22, 2021, 2:00pm
St. Michael Roman Catholic Church
85 N. High St., Greenville, PA
Rev. Christopher Barnes, Pastor, as celebrant

Burial will be in St. Michael Cemetery

Charles J. McErlane, age 77, of W. Windridge Rd., Hempfield Twp., and formerly of Cape May, NJ, passed away peacefully Thursday morning July 15, 2021.

He was born in Philadelphia on December 21, 1943 to Charles G. and Anne (Curran) McErlane. Charlie was a 1961 graduate of St. Joseph Prep High School in Philadelphia and had attended Boston College University. He was a player and longtime coach in the Catholic league and in 1986 he started the women's basketball program at Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science, which he ran until 1990.

Charlie was a member of St. Michael Roman Catholic Church and had been a dedicated member of A.A. For thirty-four years. He was a die hard Boston College and Notre Dame fan and he enjoyed watching and supporting his grandchildren's sporting events. Charlie also very much loved his dog “Bailey”.

On January 12, 1991 he married the former Joanne I. Carney, she survives. Also surviving are two daughters; Marianne Smith and her husband George and Heather McErlane and her companion Bryan McNamee, all of Philadelphia, two sons; Charles W. McErlane and his wife Jodi of Greenville and John C. McErlane and his wife Marnie of Philadelphia, a sister; Mary Beth Cohen and her husband Richard of Abington, PA and six grandchildren; Sean McErlane, Trent McErlane, Jake Gratzinger, Miranda Smith, Maeve McErlane and Taig McErlane. He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant sister; Regina and his previous wife and mother of his children; Terry (Smith) McErlane.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville.

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Service Schedule

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Calling Hours

Thursday, July 22, 2021

12:45 - 1:45 pm (Eastern time)

The Gathering Space of St. Michael Roman Catholic Church

85 North High Street, Greenville, PA 16125

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