Gaylord E. Zeigler, 72, of Springcreek, passed away Tuesday, December 31, 2013 at his residence. He was born in Erie, Pa. on February 13, 1941, the son of the late Lloyd E. and Mary C. (Ferry ) Zeigler. He was retired from his em-ployment at Betts Indus-tries in Warren in 2003.

He was the widower of Jeanne Marie (Rouche) Zeigler who died October 4, 2000 and is survived by 3 step sons, Robert (Sandra) L. Sornberger of Erie, Pa., Timothy (Sharon) R. Sorn-berger of Buford, Ga., and Scott A. Sornberger of Erie, Pa.; 3 biological children, Scott and Jeff Zeigler and Cheryl Brown; a sister, Di-ane (David) Petrie of Lake City, Pa.; 5 brothers, Elmer (Jean) Zeigler of Erie, Pa., Gilbert (Linda) Zeigler of Erie, Pa., Philip (Autumn) Zeigler of Erie, Pa., Ray-mond (JoAnn) Zeigler of Erie, Pa., LLoyd (Delores) Zeigler of Erie, Pa.; 4 Grandchildren, Ryan and Kara Sornberger of Buford, Ga., and Michael and Bran-dy Sornberger of Erie; 4 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by: a sister, Kathryn Wisniewski and a brother, Francis Zeigler.

Friends will be received on Sunday, January 5, 2014 from 12- 4 pm at McKinney Funeral Homes and Crema-tion Services, Inc., 54 West Main Street, Youngsville, Pa. 16371 where a funeral and committal service will be at 4 pm following the visitation. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Pittsfield and will be private. Those wishing to sign the on-line guestbook or place an order for flowers may do so at