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Olga D. Zonno Casino

d. August 12, 2012

Olga D. Zonno Casino

Olga D. Zonno Casino, age 95, resident of Fairview Manor, passed away Sunday, August 12, 2012 after an extended illness surrounded by her loving family.

She was born June 13, 1917 in Cleveland, Ohio, a daughter of the late Adolph and Hulda Claus Drachenberg. Olga was an Erie resident for 72 years. She had worked at the Erie Day School, Talon and the YMCA, retiring after 25 years as the Front Desk Clerk.

After retirement she as a volunteer Foster Grandmother at Saint Vincent Health Center, retiring after 17 years of service.

Olga always had a smile for family, friends and everyone whose life she touched. Working with the children in Pediatrics was a highlight of her life, a child's face always brought a smile to her. She also enjoyed baking, sewing, reading and being with her grandchildren.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by her first husband Alfred J. Zonno, 1999; her second husband, John A. Casino, 1975; infant son, Lon, 1945 and brother, Ed Drachenberg.

She is survived by her daughter, Pamela Pierce of Fairview, PA; one son, Barry A. Zonno wife Bonnie of Erie; five grandchildren, Eric Pierce wife Connie, Aaron Pierce wife Chris, Michael Pierce wife Kim, Alan Zonno wife Kristi and Joseph Zonno wife Belinda; five great- grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; two sisters , Martha Horning of WA and Ruth Anthony of OH; two sisters-in-law Eileen Drachenberg of OH and Sally Zonno Miller husband Edward of MD. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Friends are invited to call at the John R. Orlando Funeral Home, Inc., 2122 Raspberry Street, on Tuesday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. and may attend a Funeral Service on Wednesday at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 643 West 17th Street, at 10 a.m. Burial will be in Laurel Hill Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 1128 State St, Ste 301, Erie, PA 16501 or to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 643 West 17th Street, Erie, PA 16502

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