Herbert “Herbie” Merle Hoag, age 48, resident of 1039 West Fifth Street, Erie, PA, died Monday, August 9, 2010 at Hamot Medical Center, Erie, PA. He had been in declining health. Born on December 4, 1961 in Erie, PA, he was a son of the late Herbert M. Hoag, Sr. and Marilyn K. Fish Hoag.

Hoag, Herbert Herbie enjoyed collecting Mickey Mouse memorabilia, was interested in classic cars, and enjoyed being out-of-doors. He found great pleasure in spending time with his many friends.

Surviving Herbie are three sisters – Luanne Fish of Guys Mills, PA; Linda Lane of Cambridge Springs; Marilyn Hoag of Guys Mills, PA; two brothers – Brian Hoag of Erie; and Brandon Hoag of Cambridge Springs; his fianc??? – Samantha Semai; and many nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles.

Friends may call at the Van Matre Family Funeral Home in Cambridge Springs on Friday from 1:00 until 3:00. Funeral services will then be held at the funeral home with Reverend Rod Beardsley, pastor of First Baptist Church in Cambridge Springs officiating.