Lorraine S. Harrison, 95, of Shickshinny, went home to be with her Lord on Saturday. She was a resident of Hampton House, Hanover Township, for the past six years.
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 the McKendree United Methodist Church, McKendree Grange No. 722 and Pomona State and National Grange. She was employed at 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; Jadell (Hontz) Comitz and husband Richard, Cornwall, N.Y.; Ryan McGlynn and wife Kristen, Kingston; Kristofer Harrison and wife Marina, Mt. 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; and 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 at 11 a.m. Friday at the Clarke Piatt Funeral Home Inc., 6 Sunset Lake Road, Hunlock Creek, with her pastor the Rev. Gail Kitchen officiating. Friends may call 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday and at 10 a.m. until time of service Friday at the funeral home.
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 Times Leader on Sept. 10, 2013