Jean D. Lorenzo (1920 - 2015)

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  • "Dear Nick and Family, You have my most sincere sympathy..."
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Jean D. Lorenzo, 94, Evergreen Street in Brockway, died Tuesday, June 16, 2015, at Penn Highlands DuBois.
Born July 14, 1920, in Norfolk, Va., she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Grace England Wood. She was married to Dr. Nicholas Lorenzo. He preceded her in death in 1987.
Jean was a 1941 graduate of Georgetown University School of Nursing and had worked as a registered nurse. Through the years she was employed at West Penn Hospital in Pittsburgh and ultimately ended up working with her husband at his Brockway office.
Jean was a member at St. Tobias Church in Brockway where she served as an organist for 50 years. She also served as the church's Junior Choir director and as a choir member for many years.
Jean served on the board of the St. Vincent DePaul Society and was a Rosary Society member.
She was an avid golfer, bridge player, world traveler and Notre Dame football fan.
She is survived by a son, Nicholas Lorenzo of Punxsutawney; and a grandson, Matthew C. Lorenzo of San Jose, Calif.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Evelyn Wood; and a grandson, Nicholas Michael Lorenzo.
Calling hours will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Monday, June 22, 2015, at the Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc. in Brockway. A Vigil Service will be held at 8:45 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 23, at St. Tobias Church with the Rev. Msgr. Charles Kaza presiding. Burial will follow in St. Tobias Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Tobias Church 1135 Hewitt St., Brockway, Pa. 15824 or the St. Vincent DePaul Society.
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Published in The Courier Express from June 19 to June 20, 2015