Office Phone: 814-454-4551

Lisa Pataski

Care Center Manager, Funeral Director

Associate since August 2015, Location: Care Center. 602 W. 10 St.  


  • California University of PA, 1993: Pre-Mortuary Sciences
  • PIMS,  Sept. 1994, Mortuary Science Diploma

Community Involvement:

  • Member of NFDA and PFDA
  • Volunteer Docent at Erie Zoo
  • Member of Erie County Community Center for the Deaf/Erie Silent Club
  • New Vision Church – serves on board and assists with Kid Zone

Other Information:

Lisa Pataski has been a licensed funeral director since 1996 and has served families in South Western and Central PA before making her home in Erie. Since August of 2015 Lisa has served as the Care Center Manager of the Burton Funeral Homes and Crematory, Inc. team. In her role as the Lead Embalmer and Restorative Artist Lisa is proud to care for decedents with dignity and respect. She is also a member of Professional Groups NFDA and PFDA.
Lisa is very active in the community as a Docent Volunteer at the Erie Zoo, member of Erie County Community Center for the Deaf/Erie Silent Club and the New Vision Church.
Lisa is married to Joe Pataski, and they have three children and four grandchildren. She enjoys spending time with her family watching sports, kayaking and researching genealogy.


Melissa Hart was very helpful.

July 29, 2018

The Veteran Stockings were appreciated by our Veteran Residents! Your thoughtfulness is appreciated.
- Local Nursing Home
January 11, 2019

We want to express our sincere gratitude for the support that all of you provided to our family. We felt that your courtesy and professionalism helped all of us get through the difficult times. God Bless!

December 20, 2017

“I didn’t notice nor did I hear a comment about improvement possibilities. Above and beyond in considerate, care, and service. My brother would have been proud.” – Jodi
October 26, 2019

To everyone at Burton’s:
We would like to thank all of you from the bottom of our hearts. Firstly, for the care of our son. Secondly for the kindness, compassion and patience of the personnel throughout the entire funeral. Thank you also for the Memorial Service.

January 4, 2019

We as a family were very pleased with everything. We did not feel rushed and staff took all the time we need with us.
March 19, 2018

Mark –
I don’t know if I properly thanked you for everything you did for us. Last year was so much of a fog. But I wanted you to know how much we appreciated all that you did.

January 5, 2019

Karen, Mark, Peter and Staff
Thank you so much! I can’t tell you how helpful you all have been. You all have helped me so much through this terrible time in my life. You have all gone above and beyond and I appreciate it all so much! Thank you!

July 3, 2018

Dear Staff of Burton Funeral Home,
Thank you for the gift of the ornament – it will be hung on the one of the family’s Christmas trees every year!
January 6, 2019

I am very pleased and amazed with everything. I recommend to anyone to purchase any of the great quality Headstones your company has.
I think Mr. Tony J. Montefiori – very professional

July 29, 2018

On-Call 24 hours Business Office: 602 W 10th Street, Erie, PA 16502