Mary Alice Johnson Tordoff

Mary Alice Johnson Tordoff, age 93, of Erie, Pa., passed away Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013, at Sarah A. Reed Retirement Center.

She was born in Jamestown, N.Y. on July 10, 1920, a daughter of the late Levi and Lillian Quinlan Johnson.

Mary Alice was a talented knitter. She provided sweaters and afghans as gifts for family and friends.

She also knitted caps for newborns at UPMC Hamot in Erie and WCA Hospital in Jamestown, N.Y.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Charles “Murray” Tordoff in 2001.

She is survived by two daughters: Mary Sue Roos of Erie, Pa., and Colleen Downey and her husband Patrick of Laramie, Wyo.; a son, Mike Tordoff and his wife Ila of North East, Pa.; two grandchildren: Erin Tordoff and Kevin Tordoff and his wife Jennifer; and a great-grandchild, Henry Tordoff.

A Mass and burial will be held at the convenience of the family.

Funeral arrangements were handled by the Francis V. Kloecker Funeral Home Inc. 2502 Sassafras St., Erie, PA 16502. Send condolences to