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Loretta C. McAloose, 96 – Graduate of Cass Township High School

Loretta C. McAloose, 96, of Buck Run passed away Saturday, June 6, at Lehigh Valley Health Schuylkill East.

Loretta was born in Pottsville, Pa. on December 5, 1923, a daughter of the late Loretta (Tobin) and Joseph  E. Lipsett, Sr.   She was the widow of John D. McAloose.

She was a member of Saint Michael the Archangel Church of Minersville and the former St. Kieran Church of Heckscherville.

She attended St Kieran’s Parochial school and was a graduate of the former Cass Township High School.

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Loretta was formally employed at the Raudenbush Bakery , Minersville, Minersville Dress Co. and Renjo Garment Industry .

In addition to her parents and her husband, John, she was preceded in death by Sisters: Katherine Williams, Julia Campion, Mary Barr, Helen McAloose, Anna Marshall, Lucy Pogirski, and Geraldine Brennan

Brothers: Joseph E. Lipsett Jr., Richard Lipsett, James Lipsett, & John Lipsett

Nephew: Joseph Lipsett III

Loretta is survived by two daughters, Carol, wife of Eugene Maley, of Buck Run;

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Maureen, wife of James  Krasnitsky, Buck Run.

She is also survived by Grandchildren; Eugene Maley II, Mark Maley and Amy Walker, Matthew Maley, Sandra Woodford (Cliff), Jesse Krasnitsky (Mariah)

Great Grandchildren; Morgen Woodford, Casey Woodford, Kali Woodford, Sophia Maley, Matthew Maley II, and Noah Maley.   Numerous loving Nieces and Nephews

Loretta was the last member of her immediate Lipsett family.  Affectionately called, “Mom”, “Nana”, ‘and “Aunt Lala”, she will be lovingly remembered for her love and devotion for her family, her great skill at cooking and baking, and her perseverance and grace displayed each day as she faced physical limitations.

All visitation is private at the convenience of the family.

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A Mass of Christian Burial in accordance with COVID 19 guidelines will be celebrated 11:00 am  Friday, June 12th at Saint Michael the Archangel in Minersville,  with Reverend Jason Stokes officiating.  Interment at Immaculate Conception Cemetery, McAdoo.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Michael the Archangel Parish, Minersville, Pa or St. Jude Children’s Hospital,  P.O. Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101

Mahal-Ritzel Funeral Home Inc., Minersville entrusted with the arrangements.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Loretta C McAloose, please visit our floral store.

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