Lorraine S. Harrison, 95, of Shickshinny went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013. She was a resident of Hampton House, Hanover Township, for the past six years.
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She was born Aug. 25, 1918, in Union Township, McKendree, a daughter of the late Bowman and Mary Hughes Hutchins Sorber.
Lorraine was a member of McKendree United Methodist Church, McKendree Grange 722 and Pomona State and National Grange.
She was employed by Wise Potato Chips, Berwick, and Northwest Area School District, Shickshinny.
Throughout her life, she enjoyed polka music, dancing, dressing up for Halloween, her cats and, most of all, spending time with her family.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, G. William and Robert Sorber.
Left to honor her memory are her three children, Roxie Hontz, Shickshinny; Ronald Harrison, Newtown; and Rhonda McGlynn and her husband, Raynard, Shickshinny; seven grandchildren, Jeffrey Hontz and wife, Lisa, Gambrills, Md.; Jason Hontz and wife, Michelle, South Bound Brook, N.J.; Jayleen (Hontz) Miller, Orangeville; Jadelle (Hontz) Comitz and husband, Richard, Cornwall, N.Y.; Ryan McGlynn and wife, Kristen, Kingston; Kristofer Harrison and wife, Marina, Mount Pleasant, S.C.; and Rachel (McGlynn) Woosman and husband, Michael, Dallas; 12 great-grandchildren, Corey Campbell, Justin Hontz, Rayna, Reese and Rowan McGlynn, Hannah and Louis Comitz, Erica and Logan Miller, Markayla, Delaney and Gavan Harrison; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and her grandcats and granddogs.
She was known as "Gram" and "Grammy Too" by so many who loved her.
The family wishes to thank the Hampton House staff and special friend, Barbara Zielecki, for their love and caring.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday from Clake Piatt Funeral Home Inc., 6 Sunset Lake Road, Hunlock Creek, with her pastor, the Rev. Gail Kitchen, officiating.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 10 a.m. until the time of service Friday.
Interment will be in Bloomingdale Cemetery, Ross Township, Shickshinny.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Lorraine's memory to McKendree United Methodist Church, c/o Sandra Shaw, 8 Sunshine Road, Shickshinny, PA 18655.
Clarke Piatt Funeral Home Inc
6 Sunset Lake Rd Hunlock Creek, PA 18621
Published in Citizens' Voice on Sept. 10, 2013