Justin Michael Wakeley

February 4, 1986 ~December 7, 2012

Justin Michael Wakeley, age 26, of North East, died on Friday, December 7, 2012 at UMPC Hamot.
He was born on February 4, 1986, in Erie, Pa., to Richard and Lori Sue Wakeley Potthoff, of North East.

Justin formerly attended North East High School and was formerly employed at Erie Coke Plant. He loved his two children, Mariah Lynn and Aeden Michael and enjoyed playing football, baseball, basketball, fishing, and hunting.

He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Roy Smith and Richard Boniface Potthoff. In addition to his parents,

Justin will be sadly missed by his children, Mariah Lynn & Aeden Michael Wakeley; brothers, Joseph Potthoff (Amanda) and Cody Potthoff; sisters, Kayla Potthoff and Courtney Potthoff; grandparents, Joan Smith, Merrilee Sharie, Rick Benson, Robert and Karen Wakeley; aunts and uncles, Sherri Lybrook (Ken), Jim Wakeley, Bobby Wakeley (Sharon), Todd Wakeley (Julie), Dayle Weidle (William), Darlene Bayle, Michael Potthoff, Carol Potthoff, Bonnie Wesmiller (John), Gregory Potthoff (Tracy), Jolene Munson (Adam); nieces, Jocelynn and Amelia Potthoff; and several cousins.

Laid to rest at Wintergreen Gorge Cemetery.



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This picture makes me think of God's great kingdom in Heaven!

Happy Valentines Day Justin , miss you always u love you ,
mom and Aeden oxoxox

Its been a yr now since you departed this world I hope you are at peace looking down upon your family and loved ones
RIP J you are always gunna be that lil spit fire to me
BobbiAnn Merritt
December 09, 2013
Westfield, NY

Happy Birthday Justin...I love and miss you...
Elaine n Scott

Happy birthday my son .
I love you and miss you more than words could ever say.
Lori Potthoff

I love and miss you more each and everyday. I know you're watching over me.
Until we meet again. Rip forever.
Your loving sister,
Kayla Potthoff

Lori and family I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thought s and prayers at this sad time.
Know that he is safe and has the Lord to watch over him and he to watch over you.
Remember all the fun times and smile at the memories you had with your son.
Melissa Colosimo

Family of Justin, just heard about this Kyle & I am so very sorry for your loss,
you are in our thoughts & prayers :(
Cheri Post

So sorry to hear of your loss our prayers are with you.
Your neighbors
Marc Luebke and Denise Spacht

God Bless your family in this time of sorrow.
Justin, you will be sadly missed.
Birdie Brandon, Nick, Ralph & Fred

Lori, I just want to send my deepest sympathy for a love lost way too soon.
Our thoughts are with you and your family.
Kelly Chernichky

Lori, Rick and family,
We are so sorry for you loss..may god help you find the peace in knowing Justin is wonderful hands.
He has gained a beautiful set of wings and will be watching over you and his children...
love you my friends
Dawn Zemcik

You have been with me since I opened my eyes when I was a baby you are the best!
I'll miss you forever and ever I love you and miss you so much ill see you soon my big brother
Joseph Potthoff

Although a distant relative, it is sad to loose a family member at such a young age,
Ricky and family are hearts go out to you all here from S. Fla.
Tim Andrews

rip justin! today is a sad day. even tho i have not seen you much in the past few years i wish i could have got to say goodbye.
Rip bud
Eric Urbieta

R.I.P Justin.. so many people are gonna miss you.
Uncle Ricky and Aunt lori and all Justin's siblings I am so sorry u have to go through all of this.
prayers for u all to make it through this sad time...
Bobbie Weed

Justin, even though I can't recall you being an adult I remember you when you were a kid!
You will be sadly missed by all! Tell Granpda Roy and my mom (aunt Barb) we miss them and I know they will hold you close!
My deepest sympathy and prayers go out to all my family and friends!
Love Always Mary Weed

Lorie and Lee, I'm sure that you are trying to figure why this happened"
He only takes the best" I'm so sorry for your loss.
Sandy and the Hesse's
December 09, 2012

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Melanie Forget

Love and miss you justin.. you will truley be missed...
but I know you will be up there shining down and watching over our kids....
 r.I.p. justin
jessica dillen

I miss you I love you I miss you soo much Justin my heart is empty inside my mind is lost..
I just want you home with me... I love you my boy

My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Sharon Nash

My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief.
May your memories bring you comfort.
Kellie Clark