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Gary L. Praisner

September 10, 1953 ~ April 1, 2022 (age 68)


Gary L. Praisner, 68, of Meadville, passed away Friday, April 1, 2022 at Meadville Medical Center. 


He was born September 10, 1953, in Meadville, a son of the late Stanley and Jessie Marie Davis Praisner.  He married the former Patricia Norris on May 7, 1977.  She survives. 


Gary was a 1972 graduate of Meadville High School.  He was employed in the maintenance department of Meadville Medical Center for over 20 years.  He previously worked as an industrial electrician at Seco-Warwick for 12 years. 


He enjoyed fishing, cooking, gardening and playing with his granddaughters. 


In addition to his wife, Patricia, of 44 years, he is survived by a son, Troy Praisner (Justina) of Meadville; his granddaughters, Jada and Teigan Praisner; a sister, Deborah LaFontaine (Chris) of Indian Harbor Beach, FL; two brothers, Robert Praisner (Pyong) of Meadville and Richard Praisner (Regina) of Escondido, CA; and many nieces and a nephew. 


Visitation will be held Saturday, April 9, 2022 from 1-3 p.m. at the ROBERT W. WAID FUNERAL HOME, INC., 581 Chestnut St., Meadville, with the memorial service to follow at 3 p.m. with Rev. Jane Ellen Nickell, officiating.


Memorial donations may be made to the Crawford County Humane Society, 11012 Kennedy Hill Road, Meadville. 


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April 9, 2022

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Robert W. Waid Funeral Home, Inc.
581 Chestnut Street
Meadville, PA 16335

Memorial Service
April 9, 2022

3:00 PM
Robert W. Waid Funeral Home, Inc.
581 Chestnut Street
Meadville, PA 16335


Crawford County Humane Society
11012 Kennedy Hill Road, Meadville PA 16335
Tel: 1-814-724-5115

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