Laura A. Ford Fuller
Laura Fuller - loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend.

January 12, 1932 - November 12, 2011

Laura passed away Saturday, November 12, 2011 at UPMC Hamot Medical Center. She was born in Ringgold, Pa. on January 12, 1932.  Daughter of the late Daniel and Elsie Smith Himes and a graduate of Brookville, PA High School.
Laura was a homemaker and as the children grew became a Dietary Technician. Laura loved camping, playing bingo and especially playing with her grandchildren.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband, Donald Ford and her second husband Oren Fuller;  a brother, Clair Himes and two sisters, Mary Lindermuth and Helen Resinger.
Laura is survived by five children, Donald C. Ford, Richmond, Va.; Kevin Ford and his wife Tina; Cheryl Kaschak and her husband Van; Michael Ford and his wife Heidi; all of Erie; and Lori Creasy, of Richmond, Va.; six grandchildren, Heather and Ryan Ford; Carrie Kaschak, Shannon Ford, and Danny and Cassie Ford; three great grandchildren, Alexis and Bentley States and Tyler Sims; a sister, Dorothy Raybuck and her husband Wendell and a brother, David Himes and his wife Leona.
Laid to rest beside her husband Oren, in Laurel Hill Cemetery.
When I Must Leave

When I must leave you for a little while--
Please do not grieve and shed wild tears
and hug your sorrow to you through the years,
But start out bravely with a gallant smile.
And for my sake and in my name
live on and do all things the same.
Feed not your loneliness on empty days
But fill each waking hour in useful ways.
Reach our your hand in comfort and in cheer
and I in turn will comfort you and hold you near.
And never, never be afraid to die,
For I am waiting for you in the sky.


Burton Westlake Funeral Home

As Laura's family prepare to say their goodbyes I prepare a place for her here at
 Life Ever After
Rest in Peace Aunt Laura.


The family
acknowledges with grateful
 appreciation your kind expression
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January 12, 2015

December 2014


November 12, 2014

since you left us. Missing you still.


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January 12, 2014

wishing you a Happy Birthday, know that your family remembers this day and is celebrating it with you.



November 12, 2013
Its been a year since you left us. Although gone from our sight you are with us still.



Wishing you a

from all of us.

May 13, 2012
Happy Mother's Day

from your family.


April 8, 2012

Stopping by to wish a

Remember our loved ones this year.

Flowers from the funeral home cover Laura with love Laura and Oren together forever.
Geese walk through the cemetery on their way to the pond. Gravesite can be seen from the road.

November 18, 2011

November 15, 2011
Always loved seeing Laura smile. She had a great sense of humor. Loved to see her when she came back to visit at SARRC.
My sympathies to her family.
Sue Wisniewski, Northeast, Pennsylvania

November 14, 2011
Kevin and Tina Ford family We were very sorry to hear about your moms passing. She always had a smile on her face and was VERY proud of her family. Your mom was always there to support the kids.
We are very sorry on such a loss of a great lady. Truly one of a kind. You will be in our thoughts and prayers.
Much love,
Randy, Sheila, Katie and Meghan Harris (Centerville, OH)

November 14, 2011
So sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family
Janice Hanusik

November 14, 2011
Dear Lori and family, so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. She will be missed by all that knew her.
She was a very special lady who loved you all very much.
James Gordon, Erie, Pennsylvania

November 14, 2011
Have great memories as a kid. So sorry to here of your loss.
Janet Becker Modeski

November 13, 2011
Dear Kevin & Tina,
My condolences to you. I so enjoyed the time I spent with Laura when she was moving into her new home.
She was so much fun to be with. May you be comforted by you many warm memories.
Angie Kontur, Erie, Pennsylvania

November 13, 2011
I have so many wonderful memories of Laura. She lived near my in-laws, Bob & Catherine Anderson. We spent so many happy hours together. Laura was always happy and just seeing her made you smile. I'm sure that her family is mourning her loss but I'm sure her memory will live on.
Irene Anderson, Landisville, Pennsylvania

November 13, 2011
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
Sue Bowen, Erie, Pennsylvania

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