Lois Elaine Owens

Owens Lois

Full Name
Lois Elaine Owens

Date of Birth
Tuesday, September 7th, 1937

Date of Death
Wednesday, February 10th, 2021

Obituary/Notice

Lois Elaine Owens, age 83, passed away Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at St. Mary’s Home of Erie.  She was born in Erie, Pennsylvania, September 7, 1937, and lived her entire life there.  Lois was the daughter of the late Harvey and Neva Stafford Rathbun.                                                                        

She married Richard Owens on July 6, 1957.  Lois worked as the Board Secretary for the Erie School District for many years and also worked to raise money for several local charities.  She was a 1955 graduate of Academy High School, where she sang in the chorus, played the violin in the orchestra, and was an accomplished pianist.  Lois sang in the choir at Bethel Baptist Church, enjoyed jazz music, and often listened to “Super Soul Saturdays.”  She was blessed with many good friends and enjoyed aerobics and Zumba.  She had a passion for fashion and decorated her home beautifully.  She was well known for her incredible kindness toward others, her sense of humor, and will always be remembered for her unending love of her family.  Lois will be dearly missed by all her family and friends.  

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her son, Gregory Owens. 

She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Richard Owens, sister, Mary Alice Rathbun, daughter, Lisa Owens Viani and son, Craig Owens.  Lois has two beloved grandchildren, Amanda and Jonathan Owens. 

Friends may call at Burton Quinn Scott Cremation & Funeral Services, Inc. Downtown, 602 W. 10th St. on Monday, February 15, 2021 from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 1:00 p.m.  Inurnment will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Erie Humane Society, 2407 Zimmerly Rd. Erie, PA 16506, Because You Care, 6041 West Rd., McKean, PA 16426 or the charity of one’s choice.


Calling Hours

When
Monday, February 15th, 2021 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Address
Burton Quinn Scott Cremation & Funeral Services Downtown - 602 West 10th Street Erie, PA 16502

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Service Information

When
Monday, February 15th, 2021, 1:00 PM

Address
Burton Quinn Scott Cremation & Funeral Services Downtown - 602 West 10th Street Erie, PA 16502

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