Matthew J. Kerr

Matthew J. Kerr, 31, of Erie and formerly of Union City, passed away, on Monday, Sept. 9, 2019.  

He was born on Feb. 25, 1988, in Union City, a son of George D. Kerr and Marsha J. Long Kerr.

He was a 2007 graduate of Union City Area High School and was a member of Union City Presbyterian Church.

Matthew proudly served his country with the U.S. Air Force. He was a Security Forces Specialist assigned to the 8th Fighter Wing, an F-16 unit responsible for protecting the sky against a potential enemy around Kunsan Air Base, South Korea.

In his free time, Matthew enjoyed hunting, fishing, kayaking, and when he was younger, he really enjoyed archery.

Matthew is survived by his parents, George D. and Masha J. Kerr of Union City; his companion and son; a daughter, Isla Monet Kerr; a sister, Kristie J. Luden and her husband, Chris of Sherman, New York; a brother, Jamie A. Kerr and his wife, Christina of Greenfield, Indiana; his paternal grandmother, Jeanne Shell of Union City; and his nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Harry Kerr; and his maternal grandparents, Otho and Betty Long.

Family and friends are welcome to call on Thursday, Sept. 12 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Warren-Glenn Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 62 S. Main Street, Union City, with a memorial service to follow at 4 p.m. with Pastor Rob Willert officiating. 

Burial will take place in Evergreen Cemetery, Union City.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in c/o Warren-Glenn Funeral Home, 62 S. Main St., Union City, PA 16438.

Please take a moment to share a memory or condolence with the family on Matthew's Book of Memories online at