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Erik Houseknecht

July 16, 1990 — July 17, 2010

Erik G. Houseknecht

Age 20, of Burdett, NY, passed away unexpectedly at home on July 17, 2010.

He was predeceased by his paternal grandparents, Harold and Elizabeth Houseknecht; and maternal grandparents, Michael and Irene Lukacs. He is survived by his loving family; parents, Scott and Barbara Houseknecht; brother, Christopher Houseknecht, sisters, Kayla Lukacs and Rachel Houseknecht; nephew Dylan Houseknecht; favorite companions-dogs Keller and Bear; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.

The family will receive friends and relatives at the Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, 212 E. 4th St., Watkins Glen, on Thursday from 5-8pm; a funeral service will be held Friday at 10am at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family has established a scholarship program to benefit young writers, donations may be directed to the “Erik G. Houseknecht Memorial”, c/o Chemung Canal Trust Co., Watkins Glen, NY 14891.

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