Erwin "Ollie" Marz

December 13th, 1929 - December 20th, 2018

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Erwin “Ollie” Marz, age 89, passed away Thursday, December 20, 2018 at Ball Pavilion. Born in Erie on December 13, 1929 a son of the late Adam R. and Ruth E. (Broughton) Marz.


Erwin served in the U.S. Army from 1951 to 1953 with the 93rd Engineering Company as a Cpl. He worked as a manager at many area Loblaws Grocery Stores. After retiring he was a driver for Stanganelli’s foods. He was a member of Lake Erie Sound, Commodore Perry and RSVP Chorus. He was an avid gardener, baker and enjoyed swing dancing.


In addition to his parents, Erwin was preceded in death by his wife, Diane E. (Byrd) Marz; a son, Jeffrey A. Marz; four brothers, Ralph, Andrew, Thomas and Kenneth Marz; four sisters, Eleanor Fratto, Helen Barrante, Carol Ross and Evelyn Kwiatowski.


Survivors include a daughter, Linda L. Marz her husband John Boyer; a son, David E. Marz his wife Mary both of Erie; two grandsons, Eric Marz and Michael Salzer; a sister, Myrtle MacDonald; also many nieces and nephews.


Friends are invited to call at Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1595 West 38th Street, at Greengarden Blvd. on Wednesday from 5 to 8 p.m. A funeral service will be held there in Thursday at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery.  

Memorials may be made to Ball Pavilion, 5416 East Lake Rd., Erie, PA 16511.