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John E. Erickson

December 2, 1976 - May 24, 2021

Service Date: June 9, 2021

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John Ellef Erickson, 44, of Beach Lake, died on Monday, May 24, 2021 at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton. He is survived by his wife of 16 years, Katie Guinther.

Born on December 2, 1976 in Brooklyn, NY, he is the son of Georgia Morrison Cyganick of Brooklyn and the late Eric Erickson.

Over the years, John held many jobs, working in construction, a cook and tree work. He was clearly an entrepreneur from the start. Recent illnesses and disabilities made him slow down in life. He was happy just being a father and husband. He loved is children and his “soul mate” Katie which was obvious to all who knew him.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Daniel Christian Erickson, Falicity Hope Erickson, Dylan Erin Erickson and Brooklyn Snow Erickson; his siblings, Lori Decio, Elaine Crisman, Erica Austin, Kerri Walsh, Johnathan Erickson and Adam Erickson.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, June 9th at Hessling Funeral Home, Inc., 428 Main St. Honesdale at 3 pm. The family will receive friends 1 until the time of service. The family requests, guests to wear something colorful and that makes them feel good.