Age 87, of Bridgeville, on January 30, 2019. Loving husband of 62 years of Margie (Maruzewski) Thomas; devoted father of Debbie (Steve); best Pap ever to Dane (Katie) and also survived by his best buddy Duke. A retired employee of Bridgeville Glass Plant, he was best known by his coworkers as Earl or E.T. Ernie was an avid Steelers and Penguins fan. He enjoyed spending time outdoors, especially swimming and fishing. Family and friends received on Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 PM at the Warchol Funeral Home Inc., 3060 Washington Pike, Bridgeville (412.221.3333), where a service will be held on Saturday at 11 AM.