Joseph C. Krahe

May 13th, 1952 - January 8th, 2019

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Joseph C. Krahe, age 66, of Waterford, passed away on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at his residence.  He was born in Erie on May 13, 1952 a son of the late Joseph A. and Joan (Killmeyer) Krahe.


He loved spending time with his grand children and watching them grow. His humor will be missed as well as his generous heart. He always offered to help a friend or family member and never refused a favor asked of him.


Joe served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War.   He worked as a steam fitter for Union Local 449. 


He was preceded in death by his parents, his son, Joseph R. Krahe and his brother Herb Krahe.


Joe is survived by his beloved wife of 46 years, Lisa M. (Weigand) Krahe; his children, Nadine Kinstler, husband Jason, of Erie, Heather Hoderny, husband Philip, of Valdosta, Ga., and Stephen Krahe, of Girard; his grandchildren, Jackson, Gwenyth, Lincoln, Philip, Maxwell, Conner, and Alexandria; and his siblings, Constance Zimmerman, Christine Dore, husband Michael, Karen Krahe, Gordon Krahe, wife Melania, and Gera McGuire.  He is also survived by a sister-in-law, Rosemary Krahe, and many nieces and nephews.


Friends are invited to call on Monday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1595 West 38th Street.  A funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. George Church, 5145 Peach Street.  Burial will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.