Lenora M. “Sis” Herbstritt Frum, 82, formerly of 1679 West 45th St. in Erie, Pa., died Sept. 13, 2013, at her residence.
She was born Nov. 22, 1930, in St. Marys, Pa., daughter of the late Francis and Helen McGill Herbstritt. She was a direct descendant of the pioneer Herbstritt family that migrated from southern Germany to establish St. Marys in 1842 and who then served in the American Civil War.
She was a dedicated homemaker who raised her children to work hard and respect the rights of all people. She was previously employed at Panos for many years and was highly regarded by all. She was an avid reader who enjoyed history, gardening, and cooking for her family.
She was preceeded in death by her former husband, Robert Frum, in 2009, and one brother, James, in 2012.
Survivors include her twin brother, Lawence, of Norristown, Pa.; two daughters, Linda Gaerttner Stoops, of Erie, and Dianne, of Sandusky; two sons, Robert and Jeffery, of Erie; one grandson, Gerald Gaerttner Jr.. of Erie; and one granddaughter, Alessandra Frum, of Florence, Italy.
No calling hours or services will be observed. Arrangements were handled by Brugger Funeral Homes and Crematory, 1595 West 38th St., Erie.
In accordance with her love of animals, memorials may be made to the Anna Shelter, 1555 E. 10th St, Erie, PA 16511.
Condolences and photos may be shared at bruggerfuneralhomes.com.