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Lorraine A. Ostrowski, 86 – Proud of All Her Children and Grandchildren

Lorraine A. Ostrowski, 86, of Minersville passed away quietly recently at home with her daughter and caregiver at her side.

Born in Minersville, she was the daughter of the late Abel and Helen Walasavage Bowers.

Lorraine was a graduate of the former Branch Twp. High School. She worked at various secretarial positions locally and as a civilian employee at Indiantown Gap Military Reservation. She was a lifelong member of the former St. Stanislaus Kostka Church, Minersville and was a member of St Matthew the Evangelist Church, Minersville.

She loved attending her children and grandchildren’s activities and traveled to wherever they were playing or performing. She was proud of them all.

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She was the widow of Raymond Ostrowski Sr. of Pittsburgh who passed in 1986. She was also preceded by her brothers Jerome and Bernard as an infant and daughter in law Rose Hutton Ostrowski,

She is survived by 5 children, 8 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren; a sister in law Mary Bowers of New Jersey; nieces, nephews and numerous cousins. A special thank you to Michelle, Pam and especially Missy for you care of our mom.

Interment will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville. Arrangements by the Donald J. Butler Funeral Home, 328 Sunbury St., Minersville.

The family would prefer remembrances in the form of contributions in memory of Lorraine to the Hospice of Central Pennsylvania, 1320 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, Pa. 17110.

Contributions will be accepted by the Funeral Home. To offer condolences to the family or to light a candle in Lorraine’s memory, visit us at

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