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.
You may view his memorial or leave a remembrance of Erik in “Obituaries” at www.Royce-Chedzoy.com.