KULPMONT — Claire M. "Tootsie" Orrego, 80, of 1211 Scott St., died Sunday, May 4, 2014, at home.
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She was born in New York City, Nov. 22, 1933, a daughter of the late Patrick and Clara (Bland) Conlin.
She attended Brandies High School.
In April 2001, she moved to Kulpmont, after living in Garfield, N.J.
She was employed as an auditor for the Shubert Organization for over 45 years.
She was a member of the Church of the Holy Angels, Kulpmont.
Survivors include a son, Michael Orrego and his wife, Doris, of Sparrow Bush, N.Y.; a daughter, Jennifer Orrego, at home; three grandchildren, Michelle Culleny and her husband, Bob, of Port Jervis, N.Y.; Cassandra Orrego, of Toms River, N.J.; Michael Orrego Jr. and his girlfriend, Amberle, of Sparrow Bush, N.Y.; two great-grandchildren, Kaylie Culleny and Robert Culleny Jr., as well as nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.
ORREGO — Claire M. "Tootsie" Orrego, 80, of 1211 Scott St., Kulpmont. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday at Church of the Holy Angels, 855 Scott St., Kulpmont, with the Rev. Andrew Stahmer as celebrant. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Kulpmont. A viewing will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday with the rosary at 8 p.m., and from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Thursday at the C.J. Lucas Funeral Home Inc., 1053 Chestnut St., Kulpmont, C.J. Lucas, supervisor. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000 Dept 142, Memphis, Tenn. 38101-9908. To send condolence to the family, go to www.cjlucasfuneralhome.com.
C. J. Lucas Funeral Home, Inc.
1053 Chestnut Street
Kulpmont, PA 17834
Published in The News Item on May 6, 2014