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Ernest C. Hart, Jr. “E.J.”, one year of age, of Sunbury PA passed away on Monday, December 27, 2021.



SUNBURY, PA ~ Ernest C. Hart, Jr. “E.J.”, one year of age, of Sunbury PA was received into the arms of Jesus at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia PA on Monday, December 27, 2021. He was born December 22, 2020, in Jacksonville, FL the son of Ernest C. Hart, Sr. and Bethanie R. Earlston of Sunbury, PA.

“E.J.” had a smile that was contagious to all the lives he touched. He had lots of love to give and lots of love to receive. He truly was a legendary hero to many as he was an organ donor to help the lives of others. He will be dearly missed by all who knew him.

“E.J.” is survived by maternal grandparents; Brian H. Earlston, Sr. and his wife Terra of Sunbury PA and his paternal grandparents; Carroll Cornelious Hart, Sr. and Earnestine Armese Brown; both of Florida. He is also survived by three maternal uncles; Brian H. Earlston, Jr., Braden M. Earlston and Collin Ney and two maternal aunts; Elisabeth Earlston and Shyla Hetherington and three paternal aunts; Anika, Anita and Carol. Also surviving is his Godfather, Matthew Kauttu as well as several cousins.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Stephanie Earlston in 1999 and his uncle, Brian H. Earlston, Jr.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of E.J.’s life to be held Friday, January 7, 2022 at 12:00 Noon at Trinity United Methodist Church 84 Lombard Street Danville PA. Friends will be received from 10:30 AM until 11:45 AM at the church.

The family will provide flowers. Memorial contributions in his name may be made to The Gift of Life Program at or 401 North 3rd Street Philadelphia PA 19123

Arrangements are under the direction of Visneski Funeral Home, Inc. 42 West Mahoning Street Danville PA.

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