Meadville Tribune

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February 20, 2014

Laura L. (Herky) Culbertson

EDINBORO — Laura L. (Herky) Culbertson, 79, of 20393 Irish Road, Edinboro, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, after a short illness. Born on Jan. 4, 1935, in Mill Village, Herky was a daughter of the late Mac McGinnett and Louise Kerr McGinnett.

Herky enjoyed knitting, bird watching, playing cards and board games. She was a loving and caring wife, mother and grandmother who thoroughly enjoyed entertaining her family and friends.

Surviving Herky is her husband of 47 years, Bill Culbertson, whom she married on Nov. 26, 1966; her son, Edward Almazon; her son, Mark Almazon and his wife, Sandy; her daughter, Michaelann and her husband, Toney Wofford; her son, Paul Culbertson and his wife, Karen, all of Edinboro. Also surviving are 12 grandchildren, Dorian Biondo, Chip McKibbens, Brandon McKibbens and his wife, Klynn, Talon Almazon, Brittany Almazon, Calvin Culbertson, Wyatt Culbertson, Kara Culbertson, TJ Phillips, Tashonia Phillips, Donaven O’Dell and Dinate Wofford; two great-grandchildren, Devyn and Dylan. Also, a sister, Dorothy Thomas and her husband, Paul, of Union City; two brothers, Clyde McGinnett and his wife, Rosie, of Mill Village, and Melvin McGinnett and his wife, Sandy, of Mill Village; a brother-in-law, Joe Amoroso of Corry. Also numerous nieces and nephews survive.

Preceding Herky in death was an infant daughter, Audrey; and a sister, Mae Amoroso.

Friends may call at Van Matre Family Funeral Home in Cambridge Springs, today from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. and are invited to attend funeral services there on Friday at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Rob Willett, pastor of Mill Village Presbyterian Church, officiating.

Interment will be in Venango Cemetery.

To send condolences, please visit vanmatrefuneralhome.com.

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