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Lois Marie Colbath

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Lois Marie, age 84, of Bentley Court, died Friday, July 18, 2014 at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center.
Born in Brooklyn, NY, she was a daughter of the late Howard and Margaret Garrabrant.
Lois lived in New Jersey while raising her four daughters and worked in the Teacher Placement Department at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Rutherford. She and her husband Raymond "Scudd" retired to Myrtle Beach in 1988 and became active parishioners of St. Andrew's Catholic Church. She enjoyed sewing and knitting for everyone in her family all of her life. In her retirement years, she enjoyed playing golf with her husband and friends.
A devoted wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother, Lois was loved by everyone who knew her. She will be missed by all.
A sister, Muriel Davies preceded her in death.
Surviving are her husband of 67 years, Raymond Colbath; four daughters: Sharon Catanzaro (Ben) of Pawleys Island, SC, Judy Papa (Keith) of Rutherford, NJ, Barbara Cocozzo (Phillip) and Patti Ravetine (Edward) both of East Rutherford, NJ; 11 grandchildren; five great-grand-children; and a sister, Florence Cuff of New Bern, NC.
Memorial Services will be at 11:00 A.M., Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Beach Chapel for family members and close friends.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Lois's name to the , 950 48th Ave. N, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.
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Goldfinch Funeral Home, Beach Chapel, 11528 Hwy. 17 Bypass, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576 is in charge of the arrangements.
Published in The Record/Herald News on July 21, 2014
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