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Lorraine B. Kurtz
December 27, 1934 ~ October 17, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old
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Lorraine B. Kurtz, 88, of Shenandoah, passed away on Tuesday, October 17, 2023, at Geisinger St. Luke’s Hospital in Orwigsburg.
Born in Shenandoah on December 27, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Irene Mencavage.
Lorraine was a 1952 graduate of the former West Mahanoy Township High School. She then went on to graduate from McCann’s School of Business. She worked as an administrator at the Ashland State Hospital for many years. Through her profession, she then became an officer for the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). Lorraine was a devout member of the former St. George’s Church in Shenandoah. She enjoyed taking trips to the casino and shopping. Above all else, she loved spending time with her family, especially with granddaughter Delaney.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband William Kurtz in 1997 and a grandson, David Yashinsky Jr. in 2018.
Surviving family include a son, David Yashinsky – Shenandoah, 3 daughters, Virginia Stone with her husband Rodney – Enola, PA, Diana Stremba – Frackville, and Andrea Jenslowsky – Shenandoah, 4 grandchildren, Delaney Stone, Amber Buehler, Derrick Yashinsky, and Larry Stremba Jr., and 5 great grandchildren.
Visitation for family and friends will be held on Saturday, October 21st from 9 to 11am at the Oravitz Home for Funerals Inc, 40 N. Jardin St, Shenandoah. Scripture services will be conducted at 11am. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family.
Contributions in Lorraine’s memory may be made to the Hillside SPCA, 51 SPCA Rd, Pottsville, Pa 17901.
To offer condolences, please visit: www.oravitzhomeforfunerals.com