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Luella Ames

April 16, 1929 — December 20, 2022

Luella M. “Betty” Ames, age 93, of Erie, passed away on Tuesday, December 20, 2022, at LECOM at Village Square.

She was born in Erie, PA on April 16, 1929, daughter of the late Winn and Asenath Main Prindle.

Betty loved family picnics and horse races, especially betting on the long shots. Children flocked to her and she was loved by every child she met. She adored music, singing and was a master at the jitterbug. She also enjoyed playing cards and will miss her fellow card players greatly. She was also a member of Delaware Baptist Church.

She is survived by three sons, Dennis (Marjorie) Ames, Ronald (Diana) Ames and John (Suzanne) Ames, all of Erie; 11 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Ames; six brothers; and two sisters.

Friends may call on the family at Burton Quinn Scott Cremation & Funeral Services Inc., 602 W. 10th St., on Tuesday, December 27, 2022, from 12:00 P.M. until 2:00 P.M. and 4:00 P.M. until time of services at 6:00 P.M. A private burial will be in Erie County Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorials made be made to the charity of one’s choice.

Send condolences at www.burtonquinnscott.com

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Tuesday, December 27, 2022

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602 West 10th Street, Erie, PA 16502

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Tuesday, December 27, 2022

Starts at 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Burton Quinn Scott Cremation & Funeral Services Downtown

602 West 10th Street, Erie, PA 16502

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