Dr. Ernest H. Agresti Jr., went to be with the Lord on November 9, 2016 after a brief illness. Dr. Ernest was a family physician. He had his initial practice in Erie, PA at Lakecrest Family Physicians with his two sisters, who are also in family practice; he worked as Emergency Room physician as well. While he resided in Erie, he was a sports physician for Erie’s “Little Gridders”, and the Mercyhurst Basketball Team. He moved to California, where he continued his private practice in family medicine, with his sisters for the last 27 years. He was a graduate of Gannon University and Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. His accomplishments include Physician of the Year of the Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons of California, Past President of the American College of Family Physicians of California, and Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians. He was also awarded special recognition awards for service to his profession. Dr. “Ernie” will always be remembered for his genuine and loving compassion for patients and love for his family, and all who knew him. He brought love and joy everywhere he went. He put others before himself, always with a kind heart and a joyful smile. His inspiration will continue to live on through the lives he was able to touch. His big hugs will be deeply missed by his family, and all who knew him.