Charlene passed peacefully on April 18th after an extended illness. Charlene was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was born in 1927 to Malcom and Clara Will. Charlene was a graduate of East Side High School in 1945, and she completed her training as a registered nurse at Saint Vincent’s School of Nursing in 1948. She married Dr. William Giese in 1949, who preceded her in death. Charlene was a lifelong resident of Erie where she raised 5 children, worked as a nurse, and was an active member of the community. She was a member of Saint Paul’s United Church of Christ, Erie Maennerchor Club, American Osteopathic Association Auxiliary and American Association of Physician Specialists Auxiliary.
Charlene was also preceded in death by her brother, Bart Will and his wife Lorna.
Charlene is survived by her children: William Giese, Jr. and his wife Jean, Pamela Giese and Sherm Clark, Dr. Jeffrey Giese, Dr. Mark Giese and his wife Jeannie, and Timothy Giese and his wife Debbie. She is also survived by her 7 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren: Megan, Jesse, Jakob, Larissa, Shelby, Kailey, Aleea, Kimberly, River, and Remy.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association: 4261, 1600 Peninsula Dr. Suite 15, Erie, PA 16505.
Friends are invited to call on the family Friday, April 23, 2021 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Burton Quinn Scott Cremation & Funeral Service Inc. 602 W. 10th Street, Erie. A graveside inurnment service will be held in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Saturday, April 24, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.
Send condolences to www.BurtonQuinnScott.com
Friday, April 23rd, 2021 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Burton Quinn Scott Cremation & Funeral Services Downtown - 602 W 10th Street Erie, PA 16502
Saturday, April 24th, 2021, 11:00 AM
Laurel Hill Cemetery - 4523 Love Rd. Erie, Pennsylvania 16506