Constance L. (Connie) Eckert

Constance L. (Connie) Eckert, 78, died at her home in Galeton on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013.Connie was born in St. Marys in 1934 and graduated from St. Marys High School in 1953. On February 12, 1955 in St. Marys, she married her loving husband of 58 years, Jerome Eckert, who survives.She was very active in the Catholic Church and various charities, including the Special Olympics, and enjoyed sports and spending time with her family. In addition to her husband, Jerome, Connie is survived by two sons, Joe and Brian Eckert; two daughters, Debra and Karen Eckert; and loving grandchildren, great-grandchildren and other relatives. She was predeceased by her parents, Emeron and Dorothy Weber, and her brother David, all of St. Marys; and two children, Patricia Eckert in infancy and Pamela Eckert as a teenager.Friends of Constance L. (Connie) Eckert may call at the Hess Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Collins Chapel, 14 West Street, Galeton, on Friday from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. and on Saturday at St. Bibiana’s Catholic Church in Galeton from 10-11 a.m., with a Mass of Christian Burial following at 11 a.m. The Rev. Joseph Dougherty will be the celebrant. Interment will be in the West Hill Cemetery, Galeton. Memorial contributions may be made to the Erie Diocese Friendship Mission.