Erica Layne Friday

1980 - 2019

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Erica L. Friday, 38, of Findlay, passed away at 6:13am on Friday, August 30, 2019, peacefully. She was born on November 2, 1980, in Norwalk, OH. Erica is survived by her mother, Lori (Roy) DeVore of Port Clinton, OH; her father, Stephen (Jamie) Friday of Dublin, OH; her brothers: Gregory (Annie) Friday of Grand Rapids, MI and Ryan (Amy) DeVore of Chicago, IL; her sisters: Shelby Friday of Columbus, OH, and Stacy (Jason) Pierce of San Diego, CA; her maternal grandmother, Wilma Shipley of Butler, OH; her uncle, Dan Shipley of Butler, OH; her loving nieces and nephews: Harrison, Anderson, Karrington Pierce, Maggie, Timmy and Joe DeVore, Vincent and Peter Friday; and her boyfriend, Robert Sharrer. Erica's outgoing and vibrant personality led her to work as a Nurse's Aid, where her compassion and love of caring for people was most evident. She also had worked at Walmart and Kroger. Erica was an avid sports fan and enjoyed cheering on her Ohio State Buckeyes, but her greatest joy was being a proud aunt to her nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held at 11:00am on Wednesday, September 4, 2019, at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, Findlay, with Pastor Bob Cochran officiating. Burial will be private. Visitation will be held from 3:00-7:00pm on Tuesday, September 3 at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, and for 1 hour (10-11am) prior to the service on Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ohio Living Home Health and Hospice. Please also consider a contribution in memory of Ms. Erica Friday to Cleveland Clinic's Brain AVM research initiatives. Gifts can be sent to Cleveland Clinic Philanthropy Institute, PO Box 931517, Cleveland, Ohio 44193, or made online. Please attribute your donation to Erica and brain AVM research. Online condolences may be expressed at www.coldrencrates.com.


Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME [Map]
    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840
    Tuesday, September 3rd 2019 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Wednesday, September 4th 2019 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

  • Funeral Service:

    Wednesday, September 4th 2019 - 11:00 AM

  • Service Location:

    COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME [Map]
    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840

  • Final Resting Place:

    [Map]

  • Contributions:

    Cleveland Clinic Brain AVM Research - Erica Friday
    Cleveland Clinic Philanthropy Institute
    PO Box 931517
    Cleveland, Ohio 44193

    Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice - Friday
    1730 S Reynolds Rd
    Toledo, Ohio 43614

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To : Wilma Lori Roy and Family
Date :Friday, August 30th 2019
From : Morgan and Marla Dague
She was such a bright light, and we are so sorry for your loss. Love to each of you, Morgan and Marla



To : Roy Lori
Date :Friday, August 30th 2019
From : Jodi Bob DeVore
The Lord gained the most beautiful angel today. Erica's beautiful smile, beautiful heart, kind soul and sweet nature will be truly missed. I'm so sorry Roy & Lori. Love you both!



To : Lori and Roy and family
Date :Friday, August 30th 2019
From : TomAnn Julie and Elizabeth Busch
Erica was a wonderful and sweet girl. She will be missed. Love Tom, Ann, Julie and Elizabeth



To : Unc
Date :Saturday, August 31st 2019
From : Cindy
Erica is now in the best place ever and with the greatest of company. Godspeed, Erica!
You are in my thoughts, Unc...
Love from Arizona
Your niece




To : Ericas family
Date :Saturday, August 31st 2019
From : Darcy
May the joy of having her in your life for too short a time, ease the pain of her be going to soon. So sorry. Love ya!



To : Lori and family and Steve and family
Date :Saturday, August 31st 2019
From : Shelly Romaker Barger
So sorry for your loss. Erica will be missed. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.
Shelly



To : Steve my dear brother Lori all of Erica's family
Date :Saturday, August 31st 2019
From : Aunt Donna
Heaven gained another sweet angel and we will miss her! I will definitely miss my surprise phone calls.



To : Lori and family and Steve and family
Date :Saturday, August 31st 2019
From : Tom and Rosalie Romaker
We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers



To : Unc
Date :Saturday, August 31st 2019
From : Cindy
Erica is now in the best place ever and with the greatest of company. Godspeed, Erica!
You are in my thoughts, Unc...
Love from Arizona
Your niece




To : Roy and Lori Devore
Date :Saturday, August 31st 2019
From : Larry and Joyce Gibson
So sorry for you loss.

Larry and Joyce Gibson



To : Roy and Lori
Date :Saturday, August 31st 2019
From : Tom Bunni Carroll
Lori - so sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking of you. God bless.



To : Erica's Family
Date :Saturday, August 31st 2019
From : Teresa
In her short time with you she has left her hand print on your hearts. You will cherish those memories and keep her alive forever in your thoughts.



To : Erica's family
Date :Saturday, August 31st 2019
From : Debbie Weikle
ERICA'S Family

I am so sorry for the loss of your sweet beautiful girl. Prayers for all of Erica's family.

Debbie Weikle



To : Lori and family
Date :Saturday, August 31st 2019
From : Jo Binger
My deepest sympathy to you, Lori, and your family. Erica will always be remembered as such a kind and sweet girl. Prayers for you as you go through this difficult time. Jo Binger



To : Lori DeVore
Date :Saturday, August 31st 2019
From : Cynthia Fackler
I am so sorry for your loss Lori.My sister always had a lot of sweet things to say about Erica. She was a beautiful girl. You will be in my thoughts and prayers. please take care of yourself.



To : Lori and family
Date :Saturday, August 31st 2019
From : Laurie Hemminger
I'm so sorry your loss. I had the pleasure of working with her at kroger . She was an awesome beautiful bright spirit. My heart goes out to you all



To : stevelori
Date :Sunday, September 1st 2019
From : jay sneeringer
Steve/Lori So sorry to here that your lovely daughter Erica had passed. My deepest sympathy to both of you and your families.



To : Wilma Shipley and family
Date :Sunday, September 1st 2019
From : Dixie and Bob Earnest
So very sorry to hear of Erica's passing...she struggled so for life and suffered immeasurably..now she is pain free and in the arms of Gordon..beautiful young lady and so loved..may the pain of loss lighten with each passing day and enjoy the great memories..



To : Lori Roy family
Date :Monday, September 2nd 2019
From : Dann Diana Moore
Lori & Roy, Our hearts ache for your loss. May the good Lord be with you & comfort you during this difficult time. Love & prayers, Dann & Diana Moore



To : Family of Erica Friday
Date :Monday, September 2nd 2019
From : The Packer Family
Sweet Dreams Erica
Love,
Aunt Della & Uncle Mike
John & Jessica
Erin
Andrew & Emily




To : Lori and Erica's family
Date :Tuesday, September 3rd 2019
From : Judy and Ron Scharff
Dear Lori and Family

So very sorry to hear of Erica's passing. You and your family have been the best caregivers Erica could have had . Now the Angels are looking after her . In our prayers. Judy and Ron

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To : The Entire DeVore Family
Date :Tuesday, September 3rd 2019
From : Debra
So sorry for your loss.
Debra



To : Lori DeVore Family
Date :Tuesday, September 3rd 2019
From : Barb Kodor
I'm so sorry to read of Erica's passing. Please accept my heart felt condolences. Such a beautiful woman and such a tragic loss. Peace and prayers to you all!!



To : Lori and Roy
Date :Tuesday, September 3rd 2019
From : Cindy Romaker Clark
So sorry to hear about your loss!! You are all in my thoughts and prayers!!



To : Lori and family
Date :Wednesday, September 4th 2019
From : Karen Bill and Alex
Lori - our heartfelt sympathies to you and your family. You certainly were devoted to Erica and you have our deepest sympathy and prayers.



To : Lori and Roy
Date :Friday, September 6th 2019
From : Diane Hohman
It seems just like yesterday that this beautiful energetic young lady graced my classroom. She worked with courage and determination and I will never forget her. My heart aches that she is gone and I pray that you will be consoled by many wonderful memories. You are truly in my prayers.



To : Lori and family Greg and family Steve and family
Date :Tuesday, September 10th 2019
From : Bob and Laurie Beutler
We were so sad to hear of the passing of your precious daughter and sister. What a beautiful young woman! We pray that time will give you peace.



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