Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Coal Region Canary
Coal Region CanaryCoal Region Canary

Schuylkill County Obituaries

Catherine C. Lorah, 91 – Married 71 Years, Enjoyed Crocheting

catherine lorah obituary

Catherine C. Lorah, 91, of Brandonville, passed away Friday, January 31, 2020.

Catherine was born in West Mahanoy Township on May 21, 1928, a daughter of the late Carrie (Morrell) and George Drumheller.

She was a homemaker, and also worked in the local garment industry.

Catherine was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Brandonville. She enjoyed crocheting as well as traveling and camping wither her friends and husband of 71 years, William Lorah, Sr., of Brandonville.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers and sisters.

In addition to husband William, she is survived by a son, William Lorah, Jr., and his wife Linda, of Brandonville; her daughter Jean, wife of Thomas Sharkey, of Hazle Township; and a brother Frank Drumheller, and his wife Betty, of Benton.

She is also survived by grandchildren, Audra Flaherty, Amanda Lorah, Aaron Lorah, Thomas Sharkey, Beth Ann Sannie, Michael Sharkey and Erik Sharkey. 8 great grandchildren survive, as do nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Service will be held at 11 AM on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, at the Stauffer-Breznik Funeral Home, 412 West Main Street, Ringtown, with burial at the Brandonville Union Cemetery following the service.

Relatives and friends are invite to attend a viewing from 10-11 a.m. on Tuesday, prior to the service.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are asked to be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church in Brandonville.


Subscribe to Coal Region Canary

Get email updates from Coal Region Canary by becoming a subscriber today. Just enter your email address below to get started!

News Tips?

Let us know of news happening in your area. Use our NEWS TIPS ENTRY FORM
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like

Local News

Several Schuylkill County residents say they recently found bizarre printed messages inside packages of items purchased at local grocery stores. The Canary spoke with...

Local Weather

How much are we really going to get? Some say it's still too soon to tell.

Local Weather

Slightly more snow expected for Schuylkill County.

PA News

Flights arriving in the cover of night to NEPA.

Local News

If convicted, Hall faces up to 10 more years in prison.

Local News

  A new trial date has finally been set for Magen Hall, who faces a mandatory life sentence, if she’s found guilty of murdering...