G. Eric Cederquist

Born: Thu., Oct. 24, 1946
Died: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017


Family to do services at later date


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G. Eric Cederquist, 70, of Clarendon, died Wednesday, August 9, 2017, at his home.  Eric was born October 24, 1946, in Warren, PA. He was the son of the late Gordon W. and Georgia (Miller) Cederquist. 

Eric was a 1964 graduate of Warren High School; he also had attended Vale Technical Institute in Blairsville, PA.  He was employed by the Blair Corporation for many years.  He also had worked for Midtown Motors, Dan Chevrolet and the North Warren Car Wash.  Eric and his late wife, Francie, were members of the Clarendon United Methodist Church.  Eric joined the Clarendon Volunteer Fire Department in 1977, where he had served as chaplain.  He had also previously volunteered as an ambulance driver in North Warren, and was a former member of the Lander Volunteer Fire Department, serving as secretary and Junior Fire Captain.

He is survived by his aunt, Betty Miller, of Bradford, PA; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Sue & B.G. Swanson; nieces and nephews—John Lewis, Jr., Heleena, Travis, Matthew, Trevor, and Raymond Swanson, Becky Gilkerson, and Kristin Vasquez; several great-nieces and great-nephews; and close friends, Peggy & Larry Willis.

In addition to his parents, Eric was preceded in death on February 14, 2016, by his wife, Frances “Francie” Swanson Cederquist, whom he married August 2, 1975, at the Clarendon United Methodist Church; and a sister, Grace Conrad.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a memorial contribution should consider the Clarendon Volunteer Fire Department, 17 N. Main St., Clarendon, PA 16313, or a Volunteer Fire Department of one’s choice.

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tenise joseph
   Posted Sat August 12, 2017
I'm so very sorry for your loss, losing those we love is always difficult. May your hearts find comfort in beautiful memories and Jesus words "...the hour is coming where all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out..."john 5:28,29

Scott Dorrion
   Posted Sat August 12, 2017
Our Deepest Sympathy to Eric's family. Thoughts and prayers go out to you all.

Dennis Sturdevant
   Posted Sat August 12, 2017
Eric graciously donated the American Flyer model trains to Sheffield Depot Preservation Society.
They have been enjoyed by a lot of young people over the years at the Depot.
Our sympathy to his family and a heartfelt thank you!

Sheffield Depot Board of Directors

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