The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

December 2, 2012

Scott E. Erb, 50, Mifflinburg

The Daily Item

— MIFFLINBURG — Scott Eugene Erb, 50, of 426 Chestnut St., passed away unexpectedly on Friday afternoon, Nov. 30, 2012, at Evangelical Community Hospital, Lewisburg.

He was born March 13, 1962, in Lewisburg, the son of the late Franklin and Ilene Mae (Arne) Erb.  

Scott was a 1980 graduate of Mifflinburg High School and studied at the Sun Area Technical Institute to be a machinist.

Scott owned and operated the former Big Al’s pizza shop in Lewisburg, where he was known to make a great pizza and had many regular customers.

He loved helping children. He served as a foster parent for many years and received recognition from President George W. Bush for his efforts. He also coached Mountain View baseball for five years.

Scott enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing in his band, visiting Gettysburg, working on family genealogy, and spending time with his dogs.  

Surviving are one sister and brother-in-law, Shirley and Jesse Schweitzer, of Mifflinburg; two brothers and one sister-law, Marlin Erb Sr., of Mifflinburg, and Larry and Melody Erb, of Lewisburg; stepson, Luther Metzger Jr., of Wilkes-Barre; foster daughter, Ashley O’Garmen, of Bloomsburg; foster grandson, Garrett O’Garmen, of Bloomsburg; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Franklin Erb Jr.

Family and friends are invited to the visitation from 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the St. John’s Union Church of Dry Valley, followed by a memorial service to celebrate Scott’s life at 4, with the Rev. Ricky Phillips, officiating.

Interment will be in Mazeppa Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Scott`s memory may be made to help defray funeral expenses to the Dominick T. Adamo Funeral Home, 247 Chestnut St., Mifflinburg, PA 17844.

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