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Tana L Erbe

September 6, 1955 - August 1, 2016
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Visitation
Janes United Methodist Church
213 North Walnust Street
Rising Sun, MD 21911
Wednesday 8/3, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Janes United Methodist Church
213 North Walnust Street
Rising Sun, MD 21911
Thursday 8/4, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Service
Brookview Cemetery
Cemetery Ln.
Rising Sun, MD 21911
Thursday 8/4, 12:00 pm
Janes United Methodist Church
213 North Walnust Street
Rising Sun, MD 21911
Thursday 8/4, 11:00 am

Tana Lynn Erbe, 60, of Rising Sun, MD, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on August 1, 2016. Born on September 6, 1955 in Coaldale, PA, she was the daughter of Mary Ellen (Yeager) Boyer and the late Harold Boyd Boyer. Tana earned her Bachelors of Science degree from East Stroudsburg State College, whereContinue Reading

Esther Kishbaugh left a message on June 4, 2018:
Dear Louie and family,
My deepest sympathy and love to you and your family! Tana was such a sweetheart and she always made me smile! I am thankful we had 4 years of living across the hall from each other at ESU and got to share fond memories and much laughter! We kept in touch through Christmas cards, but always wished our families would have met! BJ and Ted heard about Tana recently and send their love as well! Praying for you! Love, Esther Hazell Kishbaugh
Bob Truitt left a message on October 2, 2016:
Dear Lew & family, I just read of Tana's passing and I'm shocked. Please know how much I appreciated her routing me (& others) on during the various Marine Corps Marathons from 1989 - 1996. Her positive attitude was also present when we shared a case while I worked at the Health Dept. from 1985 - 2007. She was a beautiful soul.
Brian Tome left a message on August 23, 2016:
Lou, I am so sorry for your loss. Tana was my supervisor when I worked for Parole and Probation. She was such a wonderful lady and an inspiring boss. She worked very hard and stayed positive in the face of very difficult situations. She was a real blessing to those of us who worked for her.
Rory Koons left a message on August 11, 2016:
Dear Lou, I recently learned of Tana's passing and am so saddened. Both Louise and I extend our most sincere sympathy to you and your entire family. The past several months have had to be extremely difficult for you and your family. Please know our prayers are with the Erbe and Boyer families.
Lenny Neifert left a message on August 6, 2016:
Louie, sorry to hear of Tana's passing, this has been a rough few months for your family. I had the privilege of talking to your mother at Easter Service, what a wonderful person, she told me of your situation. We extolled the good times of our youth, I offered a prayer then as now. The pain of earthly residence has passed for them and now both are enjoying eternal peace. We keep both always with us in our memory
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Roxanne Farrell left a message on August 4, 2016:
So sorry to hear of Tana's passing. I only saw her once or twice since high school, but she still had that beautiful smile and her faith in God was strong. May you all feel the loving arms of Jesus encircling you and giving you His peace.
Dan Smith left a message on August 4, 2016:
Dear Louie, God bless you and your family, John, 3:16
Jeffrey Reehl left a message on August 4, 2016:
Dear Lewis very sorry to hear that Tana passed away prayers sent your way
Anne Krapf left a message on August 3, 2016:
Dear Lew and family,
We were so sorry to hear of the passing of dear Tana. I have many memories from bandcamp etc. with her. She was such a nice friendly person. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this sad time.
Sincerely, Anne(Lazarchick) and Kenny Krapf
Wendy Leiby Kennedy left a message on August 3, 2016:
Lewie, Mary Ellen, and family, I'm so sorry for your loss.
Tana was my favorite babysitter because she played with us and showed interest in my siblings and me (and we got to know Lewie too). She had a contagious smile and blessed all those around her. Thoughts and prayers for her family in this difficult time.
Kathy Jones Kropp left a message on August 3, 2016:
Lewis, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Many prayers coming your way. May God Bless your family.
Jean Towle left a message on August 3, 2016:
My sympathy to the Erbe and Boyer families. Tana was always a kind and gentle person with a beautiful smile to warm your heart. At this difficult time, may you know that many are sending thoughts and prayers.
TULIA McCANICK left a message on August 3, 2016:
Mr Erbe very sadden by the news of your wife,she had you by her side through every step on her way to heaven.God bless you and your family.Tillie
Karen Hosetler Jack left a message on August 3, 2016:
Mr. Erbe, Though I didn't have the opportunity to know your wife, I knew you as I was in your 11th grade US History Class. My husband and I will be praying for God's strength, peace that surpasses all understanding, and comfort during this difficult time for you and your family.
Melanie Maliniak Preschutti left a message on August 3, 2016:
I am so sorry to hear this news. I was in Tana's class grades 7 thru 12 and have nothing but great memories. She a cheerleader, I a majorette, enjoyed many band camps and rides to and from football games. Love and prayers to all.
David Taylor left a message on August 3, 2016:
My heart and prayers are with the Erbe family. Tana had a radiance that made the world a more joy-filled place. When she directed the children's choir at church, their little faces reflected the broad smile she always seemed to have. Lew, your commitment to love has been an inspiration and lesson to us all.
Dianne Whitley Robbins left a message on August 3, 2016:
I was saddened to hear the news of Tana's passing. My mother has asked me to let you know she is keeping all of you in her prayers. Years have past, but it only seems like yesterday when we were young running the streets of Tamaqua. I smile when I think of those memories and hope you can find some comfort in your loving memories of Tana.
Charlotte, Lindsay, Erik & Hailey Racine left a message on August 3, 2016:
Mr. Erbe and Family,

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May you be comforted by the many years of beautiful memories your family shared. God bless you and keep you.
Debbie Schertz left a message on August 3, 2016:
So sorry for your loss. Tana will be missed by many.
Ellen and Eddie Beckowski left a message on August 3, 2016:
Dear Louie and Family ,We are so very sorry to hear of Tana,s passing. She was always a sweet and lovely woman . I know you have been through an extremely difficult time this past year and I pray that our Lord gives you and your family the strength to carry on.Love to you and your family. Ellen and Eddie Beckowski
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Sue White-Baisley left a message on August 2, 2016:
Oh, I am saddened to hear this news. My heartfelt sympathy to your family. I don't remember ever not knowing Tana. We went to the same church in Tamaqua (Presbyterian) and attended Sunday School together, sang in the junior and senior choirs, were in many of the same classes in jr high and high school. I don't remember Tana ever saying anything negative about anybody or anything. And her Smile ! She could light up a room. Heaven has a bright new star.
John and Adelma Bunnell left a message on August 2, 2016:
Very sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Your family has touched so many lives in a positive way. She will be missed greatly.

"I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost." -Abraham Lincoln.
Dawn Faust left a message on August 2, 2016:
Lewie, so sorry to hear about Tana. She was one of the nicest and sweetest souls it was ever my privelege to know. Prayers for you, your family and her mother.
Teena Miller left a message on August 2, 2016:
Tana was a beautiful person inside and out and always had a smile for everyone. My thoughts and prayers are with her family.
Marilyn Miller Cummins left a message on August 2, 2016:
A lovely person inside and out. Never a bad word about anyone.
Heartfelt condolences to the Erbe and Boyer families.
Mark Grove left a message on August 2, 2016:
Mr. Erbe, sorry for your loss, in my thoughts.
Barb and Jim Bonner left a message on August 2, 2016:
So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time
Bob Richards left a message on August 2, 2016:
Lewie and the Erbe and Boyer families. So sorry to hear about Tana, I knew she was sick for a while. May the love of God be with you all.
Kathi Charles left a message on August 2, 2016:
So very sorry for your loss.
Tana was a beautiful soul.
Peace to all who know and love her.
Sam Schlosser left a message on August 2, 2016:
She was a big fan of OBX and the song "love shack" by b52's. she was a good one! peace and love
Mary Staub left a message on August 2, 2016:
"Mr Erbe and Family, Tana was one of our favorite patients who always came into our office with that beautiful smile on her face. She filled the office with her laughter. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers." - Dr. Howard Stromwasser and Staff
Diane Estes left a message on August 2, 2016:
My deepest sympathy to Lew and his family. So sad to hear this.
Gigi & Paul Long left a message on August 2, 2016:
Louie & Erbe family, We are so sorry to hear of Tana's passing. We truly admire all of the love and devotion you have shown to Tana. You are a special family and we love you. You have our deepest sympathy & our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love to you, Gigi & Paul
Melissa Hood left a message on August 2, 2016:
Adrienne, I am so heartbroken to hear about the passing of your mom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Love, Melissa and Sam Hood
Jackie Snyder left a message on August 2, 2016:
Our heart breaks for your whole family. We are praying for peace that passes all understanding.
All our love, Bill & Jackie Snyder
Jane Gambill left a message on August 2, 2016:
I am so sorry to hear of Tana's passing. May God's comfort, the love of family and the support from friends help your family through the journey ahead.
Gene and Mary Ann Uhlan left a message on August 2, 2016:
Our deepest sympathies to your family.
Donna Barton left a message on August 2, 2016:
Mr. Erbe, I am so sorry for your family's loss. I remember when you came to RSHS. My thoughts and prayers to all of you at this very difficult time.
Mary "Bup" Machay left a message on August 2, 2016:
Deepest sympathy to Lewie and the Erbe family. Tana was one of the smartest women I know and her beautiful smile and lovely laugh will remain in your hearts always. You will all be in my thoughts and prayers.
Susan Kachelries left a message on August 2, 2016:
Dear Lewis and family,so very sorry for your loss.Tana was always a special person.I will keep you and your family in my prayers.Susan Henne Kachelries
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Bill Gallagher left a message on August 2, 2016:
Lou,
You have my deepest sympathy to lose a loving wife so early. I have been in your shoes, stay close to your family and while it is hard right now remember life goes on.
Nanette Elburn left a message on August 2, 2016:
Tana was my supervisor for the first year of my career with Parole and Probation. She was such a lovely person. I will never forget her. My thoughts and prayers are with her family.
Lisa Ford left a message on August 1, 2016:
My prayers are with you Lee and all of your family. Having Tana come in and spend the day with us was always a highlight of our day. God's one beautiful lady!
Debi & Richard Madron left a message on August 1, 2016:
What a beautiful picture. This is the smile I will always remember. My sympathies to your family.
Penni Domikis left a message on August 1, 2016:
Condolences to the family from our family. So sad to hear of Tana's passing. Prayers from The Domikis Family (Penni Crouse Domikis RSHS Class of '90)
Theresa Fielder left a message on August 1, 2016:
So sadden to hear of Tan'a passing she was the sweetest person and as a supervisor never stopped working. Prayers for her family. Everyone loved Tana.
ginger webb-nesbitt left a message on August 1, 2016:
I am so sorry for your loss. Keeping your family in my prayers
Amy (Ullman) Graver left a message on August 1, 2016:
Mr Erbe, I'm so sorry for your loss. I remember when you first started at RSHS. Loved your class! Prayers to you and your family
Ruth McGlothlin left a message on August 1, 2016:
So very sorry for your loss. I know it has been hard on your family but I admire you and your family for the love and care you gave Tana. May God bless you and give you peace.
Minister Elyse Murray left a message on August 1, 2016:
Dear Erbe Family, May God continue to comfort your hearts and souls during your time of sorrow. We will continue to pray your strength in Him. We love you all so dearly. Minister Elyse (Ezzie) Murray and family.
Barbara and Joe Nolan left a message on August 1, 2016:
Lew, The few times I saw Tana, I could tell what a beautiful woman she was, both inside and out. Her smile was contagious. May God give you and the family strength at this sad time. Always remember the good times. Our deepest condolences to you.
Nichole Duckworth left a message on August 1, 2016:
Mr. Erbe and family, I am so sorry for your loss
Brenda Smith left a message on August 1, 2016:
So very sorry to see this. She was a very special lady!!!
Jacqueline Tallman left a message on August 1, 2016:
I am so very sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family.
Kris Morris left a message on August 1, 2016:
Your family in in my thoughts and prayers.
Kristine Connelly Morris
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Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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