Charles William Zwilling

Born: Sun., Feb. 7, 1926
Died: Mon., Feb. 12, 2018


9:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Mon., Feb. 19, 2018
Location: Parlor of Luther Memorial Church

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Mon., Feb. 19, 2018
Location: Luther Memorial Church

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     Charles William Zwilling, 92, of Orange Park, Florida and formerly of Erie, died on Monday, February 12, 2018, in Florida.  He was born on February 7, 1926, in Erie, son of the late Carl and Suzanne Eller Zwilling.  He attended Academy High School and, along with his wife, owned and operated Zwilling Tractor Sales and Service in Erie for over 25 years, retiring in 1995.  He had previously worked for J.F. Britton Sales and Service in Erie for over 25 years. 
     In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Milford Zwilling and a sister, Beatrice Carlson.
     Survivors include his wife of 64 years, Joyce E. Meeder Zwilling; two sons, Thomas Zwilling and wife Barbara of Orange Park, Florida and Carl Zwilling and wife Shelley of Loveland, Ohio; a daughter, Jeanne Gaber and husband Walter of Waterford, Pa.; two sisters, Christal Reichert and Margaret Lasher, both of Erie; seven grandchildren, Christy Adams and husband Eric, Karen Patel and husband Ryan, Margaret Zwilling and partner Rob Santiago, Brooke Zwilling, Andrew Zwilling and wife Megan, Jonathan Gaber and wife Molly, and Matthew Zwilling; two great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Patel and Aurelia Zwilling; and many nieces and nephews.
     Friends may call in the Parlor of Luther Memorial Church, 225 West 10th Street, Erie, on Monday from 9 a.m. until the time of service in the church sanctuary at 11 a.m.  The Rev. William Coleman will officiate.  Burial will be at Mina Cemetery, Mina, NY.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517.  Arrangements have been entrusted to the Scott Funeral Home, 2104 Myrtle Street.

Charitable donations may be made in Charles's memory to the following organization:

Wounded Warrior Project
P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675

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