Kathleen “Pat” Kneidel Meloni
Kathleen “Pat” Kneidel Meloni, 87, died Tuesday, June 5, 2012 in Erie. She was born in St. Marys on Dec. 4, 1924, daughter of the late Alfred and Mary Reider Kneidel.Pat was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel R.C. Church, the Ladies Guild and the New Life group of the church.She is survived by two daughters, Barbara Andrew (Robert) of Baltimore, Md., and Karen Meloni (Darrell Kruszewski) of Erie; two sisters, Jean Schatz of St. Marys and Joan Rusciolelli (Frank) of Ridgway; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, LeRoy Meloni; and one brother, Jim Kneidel.Friends of Kathleen "Pat" Kneidel Meloni may call at the Dusckas Funeral Home, Inc., East, 2607 Buffalo Rd., Erie, on Thursday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. and are invited to attend a funeral service there on Friday at 10 a.m. conducted by the Rev. Raymond Hahn of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel R.C. Church. Interment will take place at Wintergreen Gorge Cemetery. Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel R.C. Church, 1531 E. Grandview Blvd., Erie, PA 16510. To send condolences, visit www.dusckasfuneralhome.com.