Charlotte E. Seefeldt

Charlotte E. Seefeldt, 86, of, Port Allegany, died Sunday (December 5, 2010) in the Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport.

She was born Sept 10, 1924 in Blomnath, Germany, a daughter of Wilhelm and Anna Wulf Dose, On Nov. 30, 1945 in Seedorf, Germany; she married Hellmut Seefeldt, who died Nov. 17, 1986.

Charlotte, affectionately known as “Lottie” to her friends and “Grossie” to her grandchildren, worked as a secretary in Germany. Lottie came to America in June of 1952.
She lived in Long Hollow and worked on G.L. Carlson’s Farms for 35 years. In 1983, she and her husband Hellmut retired and moved into Port Allegany. Lottie was a member of the Gethsemane Lutheran Church, the Women of the Moose, the Port Allegany Senior Center and the Friends of the Library Card Group.
From 2 children and two suitcases when she came to America, she leaves behind a legion of family and friends who loved her and will sadly miss her generosity, companionship and good counsel. Her gracious and good heart gained her the love and respect of her many friends. Her family will mourn the loss of her listening ear and guiding words of wisdom.

She is survived by:
Two daughters: Marianne (Paul) Bozzo of Mansfield, PA, Jody (John) Maxwell of Hingham, MA. Two sons: Juergen (Kate) Seefeldt of Mifflinburg, PA, Gary (Becky) Seefeldt of Port Allegany, PA. One sister: Helga Polkehn of Dorf Berlin, Germany. One brother: Hans Dose of Heidmoor, Germany. Grandchildren Sue Bozzo, Nate and Lindsay Bozzo, Anne and Bill Pletcher, Stephen and Willow Seefeldt, Alexis and Patrick Davis, Brett Williams, Jordan and Marianna Seefeldt, Wilhelm and Arlo Maxwell. Great grandchildren Corey, Lana and Sophia Bozzo, Anatole, Patrick and Colin Seefeldt. One special “son” James Keagle.

Lottie was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010 from 2 – 4 and 6-8 PM at Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc, 105 N Main St, Port Allegany, PA. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, Dec 8, 2010 at 2:00 pm in the Gethsemane Lutheran Church, 205 Arnold Ave. Port Allegany with the Rev Thomas Beam, Pastor, officiating. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery, Port Allegany.

Memorials if desired may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation 1700 Peach Street, Ste #210, Erie, PA 16501 Attention Marianna’s March. Online Condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com

Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Port Allegany.


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