Lorraine Marie Parada, 64, of Bear Creek Township passed away Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, in the Inpatient Unit of Commonwealth Hospice of Wilkes-Barre at St. Luke's Villa, Wilkes-Barre.
She was born Oct. 16, 1948, in Plains Township. Lorraine was the daughter of the late Nicholas Smoliga and Lillian Vanko Smoliga. She was a graduate of Coughlin High School, Class of 1966.
Lorraine was employed as the manager of footwear by Kmart Corp., Edwardsville.
She was a most generous person and hard-working woman who loved people and her job.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Nicholas.
Surviving are her godchildren, Courtney Corley and Nolan Hobbs; and her companion, Donald Mosley.
Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. Friday at Simon S. Russin Funeral Home, 136 Maffett St., Plains Township.
Family and friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m.
Interment will be held at the convenience of the family.