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Hunter Kelsey Cross

October 10, 1999 — June 10, 2023

Hunter Kelsey Cross, age 23, passed away on June 10th after his battle with addiction. Despite his best efforts, he ultimately lost the fight.  

He was born in Erie, Pennsylvania on October 10, 1999, a son of Peter Kelsey and Jill Ann Drews Cross. He was a 2018 graduate of Fairview High School.   Hunter attended Cleveland State University and was working on getting into his passion of Fashion and Design as a career.  

Hunter was a vibrant young man who lived life to the fullest. He had a contagious energy that drew people to him, and he made friends with ease. He was well liked by all who knew him, and his kindness and generosity touched many lives.   He had a love for sports and adventure, any of Florida’s professional sports, starting with the Miami Dolphins, the Lightning, Heat and the Rays had his heart.  

One of Hunter’s greatest joys was making others happy. He had a knack for putting a smile on people's faces, and he went out of his way to help those in need. He will be remembered for his selflessness and his unwavering commitment to those he cared about.

Hunter’s passing leaves a hole in the hearts of all who knew him. He was a beloved son, brother, boyfriend, and member of the community with so many special friends.  His memory will live on through the countless lives he touched and the memories he created.  

In addition to his parents, he is survived by a brother, Connor J. Cross and his fiancé, Madalyn Helson of Olmsted Falls, Ohio; a sister, Ava June Cross of Erie; his girlfriend Alexis Ghering and their expected daughter, Kelsey Joan, who will arrive in September. Also surviving are many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Friends may call at the Burton Quinn Scott Cremation and Funeral Services, West Ridge 3801 W. 26th Street on Friday, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and are invited to attend a service there on Saturday, at 11:00 a.m. Burial to follow in Laurel Hill Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to  https://www.eriehumanesociety.org/ , and/or https://orphanangels.org/

Send condolences at www.BurtonQuinnScott.com

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Friday, June 16, 2023

3:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Burton Quinn Scott Cremation and Funeral Services West Ridge

3801 West 26th Street, Erie, PA 16506

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Saturday, June 17, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Burton Quinn Scott Cremation and Funeral Services West Ridge

3801 West 26th Street, Erie, PA 16506

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