John Charles Coe, age 74 of Erie, died Sunday, April 10, 2011 at Saint Vincent Health Center. Born in Union City on December 9, 1936, he was the son of the late John Charles Coe Sr. and Hazel Kelly Coe.

Coe, John CharlesJohn was a good man who enjoyed joking with his family and friends. He worked at the Hans Nathan farm in Waterford for 22 years and also at Troyers Potato Products for 23 years.

He is survived by his wife, Priscilla Mathews Coe, whom he married February 10, 1960; 3 daughters, Pamela Mathews and her companion John Guy Sr. of Erie, Patricia Henry and her caregiver Mark Hurta of Erie, and Lisa Rose and her husband Paul of Union City; and 3 grandchildren, Elvis Coe, Grace Guy, and Jodi Beck.

He was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Mary Dietrich and Florence Titch.

Funeral services will be at the Van Matre Funeral Home, 105 Walnut Street, Waterford on Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. Burial will be at Erie County Memorial Gardens.