Marian C. Burg Eisert

May 16th, 1912 - February 2nd, 2018

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Marian C. (Burg) Eisert, age 105, passed away Friday, February 2, 2018 at Saint Mary’s at Asbury Ridge. She was born in Erie on May 16, 1912 a daughter of the late Jacob and Grace (Heintz) Burg.

Marian graduated from Academy High School and was employed by Sears until her marriage in 1936. Marian was a founding member of Blessed Sacrament Church. She was an adventurous woman, traveling across the country before interstate highways and enjoying several trips to Europe.  Marian was an avid card player, spent quiet time reading and was a lifelong learner. She treasured spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

          In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, LeRoy P. Eisert; two brothers, Norbert and Robert Burg; and a sister, Margaret Burg. Survivors include three children, Mary Lee Laird, husband David, Richard E. Eisert, wife Mary and Kathleen Grace Sechrist all of Erie, grandchildren, Laurie Laird, Jennifer Laird, John Laird (Kellie), Kathy Leonardi (Chris), Peter Eisert (Jane), Julie Taylor (Scott), Michelle Steeger, and Susie Zimmerman (Bill) and great-grandchildren, Alexandra, Andrew, Brit, Kaylin, Connor, Korin, Lauren, Jennifer, Allison, Gavin, Madison, Danielle, Michael, Abby and William.

          The family would like to thank the many caregivers at St. Mary’s who helped Marian over the last years.

Friends are invited to call at Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1595 West 38th Street at Greengarden Boulevard on Friday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and to attend a prayer service at the funeral home on Saturday morning at 9:30 a.m. followed by a funeral mass at Blessed Sacrament Church at 10:00 a.m. Burial will be at Laurel Hill Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to St. Mary’s Activity Fund at Asbury Ridge, 4855 West Ridge Rd., Erie, PA 16506.