Charles E. Erickson

July 25, 1947 – June 16, 2018

Charles E. Erickson, 70, Bellwood, died Saturday at Maybrook Hills Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, Altoona.

He was born in Altoona, son of the late John and Ella Mae (Richards) Erickson.

Surviving are two sons: Charles E. Jr. (Lori) of Tipton and Allen E. (Kaasi) of Renovo; a daughter, Tammy L. (Glenn) Kirkpatrick of Leesburg, Va.; eight grandchildren: Amanda (Joe) Woloshun, Emily (Matt) Martin, Maggie Erickson, Chad, Courtney and Zachary Kirkpatrick and Eli and Keeleigh Erickson; a great-granddaughter, Isabelle Martin; two brothers: Peter in North Carolina and Donald (Phil) of Bellwood; and a sister, Shirley of Altoona.

He was preceded in death by six siblings: John, Walt, Esther, Elizabeth, Marie and Donna.

Charles retired as a meat cutter and butcher at Adler’s Market, Philipsburg. He enjoyed bowling and traveling around the country to bowling tournaments.

Friends will be received from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at Jon C. Russin Funeral Home, Inc., Bellwood. A private graveside service will be held at Blair Memorial Park, Antis Township.

The family suggests that contributions in Charles’s memory be made to Family House Pittsburgh, Administrative Office, 5001 Baum Blvd., Suite 545, Pittsburgh PA 15213, or at familyhouse.org.