Ernest R. McHattie


Ernest R. McHattie, 79, of New Castle passed away the afternoon of Jan. 30, 2019, at UPMC Jameson Hospital.
Born March 25, 1939, in New Castle, he was a son of Norman and Leona (Shalenberger) McHattie.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Martha E. (Bishop) McHattie, whom he married Dec. 12, 1958.
Ernest was a graduate of Shenango High School and attended New Castle Business College.
He was employed at Shenango Pottery for several years and later worked at Harbor Sales until his retirement.
Among his many interests, Mr. McHattie enjoyed working jigsaw puzzles and woodworking.
He attended Third United Presbyterian Church for many years.
In addition to his wife, Martha, he is survived by a daughter-in-law, Victoria McHattie; and a granddaughter, Moire McHattie.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Lori McHattie; a son, Douglas McHattie; and a brother, Norman "Bud" McHattie.
There will be a one-hour visitation from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, followed by a 2 p.m. funeral service at the R. Cunningham Funeral Home and Crematory Inc., 2429 Wilmington Road, New Castle.
Burial will be in Mount Hermon Cemetery.
Online condolences may be offered to the family by visiting
Published on January 31, 2019
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