Erica Umstead

Erica Jeannette Umstead

August 30, 1979 - August 1, 2018


Erica Jeannette Umstead, 38, of Orrville, died Wednesday, August 1, 2018 as a result of an auto accident near Burbank.

Erica was born Aug. 30, 1979 in Wooster to Ralph A. Petrick and Candace Emler.  She had worked as a nurse’s aide and also a Compax in Wooster.  Erica loved fishing, camping and outdoor activities.  She loved spending time with her children and had participated in the Warrior Dash.

Surviving are her children, Cyrus Blaine Umstead and Nevaeh Jeannette Umstead; her mother, Candace Lint of Millersburg; her brothers, Curtis (Cheryl) Meade of Wooster and Roger Petrick of Loudonville; sisters, Carrie (Adam) Hoffman of Lancaster, PA and Pam (Roger Killinger) Beaire of Orrville and her grandmother, Betty Emler of Wooster.  She was preceded in death by her Father.

Memorial services will be held Tuesday, Aug. 7th at 6:00 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Wayne County, 3186 Burbank Rd., Wooster with V. Elaine Strawn officiating.  The family will received friends following the service.  Tributes may be shared at

To leave an expression of sympathy for the family, please send through the Message Board on the left. 

Name: Harold and Willi Boyd

We want to always remember you as when we last saw you.  You were a ray of sunshine, your smile was always there, just brightened the room, and showed you were genuinely happy to see us. We love you Erica, and you will always be in our hearts and memories.

Name: The Miller Family

So sorry for your loss. Praying for the family. 



Spread your wings and fly, You are in a much better place now. No more demons. You were such a beautiful women and always made me laugh. The babies need there mama but, god needed you more?? Will miss that BEAUTIFUL smile of your and all your kind word's to me. You find my Raven up there and keep them laughing. Fly high, love you


Name: Renee Renfrew

My heart breaks for you all! My thoughts and prayers are with you!



Name: Lisa Baughan / Cody Dunan

Erika Umstead
Email message:: Erika, when I met you I kne we would hit it off good.I thought Matt hit it lucky this time. You're a beautiful angel now.find my baby girl and give her a hug for her momma.I love you Erika. My heart is broken. The day you n Shannon was in car accident I lost my aunt also. I love y o u all 3. 








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