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Duane E Payne II

February 8, 1965 — October 8, 2022

Duane E. Payne, age 57 of West Springfield, Pa., passed away at his home on
Saturday, October 8, 2022.


Duane was born the son of the late Duane E. and Marceline J. (Shepegi) Payne I in Erie, PA on February 8, 1965.


Duane worked at  Tushak Construction   for  37    years.  He enjoyed fishing, four-wheeling, he enjoyed hard rock such as Judas Priest and also some country music.  He was an avid fan of the Cleveland Browns.  He married the love of his life, Theresa (Tess) J. Burton and together they raised chickens.  He helped make the coup and other handi-work around the farm.  Duane was a quiet man with a big heart.


Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Tess on Feb. 23, 2021 and his brother-in-law, Walter Maison.


He is survived by four sisters:  Karen Maison, Sharon Hanes (Robert), Pamela Fannin, and Kathleen Seelinger (Alan) and a brother, Mark Payne (Cheri Dean) and several nieces and nephews. 


Friends are invited to call at the Jean Evans Thompson Funeral Home at 11883 Main Street, East Springfield, Pa. on Thursday, October 13, 2022 from 6 to 9 p.m. and a Graveside Service will be held at Laurel Hill Cemetery on Friday at 10 a.m. where he will be laid to rest next to his dear wife, Tess.


Memorial donations in Memory of Duane may be made to the Anna Shelter, 1555 E 10th St, Erie, PA 16511.

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Service Schedule

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Thursday, October 13, 2022

6:00 - 9:00 pm (Eastern time)

Jean Evans Thompson Funeral Home

East Springfield, PA

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Graveside Service

Friday, October 14, 2022

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