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Kathy A. Lorah

November 11, 1953 ~ December 20, 2021 (age 68)


Kathy A. Lorah, 68, of Ringtown, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, December 20th, 2021.

Kathy was born in Shenandoah, on November 11, 1953, a daughter of the late Kathryn "Taffy" (Shoup) and Edward Engle.

She worked as a certified nurses assistant, having been employed by the former Trinity Mission Nursing Center in Shenandoah.  She was also a well known cook, having been affiliated with several local restaurants.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Allen Engle, Sr. and his wife Barb, and Jimmy Joe Engle.

Kathy is survived by her children who meant the world to her, Michele Lorah and Bob, of Ringtown; Brian Lorah and Amy, of Frackville; Taffy Engle and Jeremy, of Wyoming, PA and Ryan Griffiths, of Pottsville.

She is also survived by her siblings, Clare Zimmerman and Gene, Ringtown; Karen Lex and Lamar, Ringtown; Carol Engle, Hawley; Sally Judge, Nuremberg; Edward Engle, Berwick; Tom Engle, Drums and Carl Engle of Wilmington, NC.

Six grandchildren, whom she adored survive, Brandon, Brittany, Kitana, Kaidin, Patrick and Jasmine, along with many nieces and nephews.

A Memorial Service will be held at 7 PM on Wednesday, December 29th at Stauffer-Breznik Funeral Home, 412 West Main Street, Ringtown, with Rev. Craig Zimmerman officiating.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Kathy's family from 5 PM until the time of the service at the funeral home.

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December 29, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Stauffer-Breznik Funeral Home
412 W Main St
Ringtown, PA 17967-9544

Memorial Service
December 29, 2021

7:00 PM
Stauffer-Breznik Funeral Home
412 W Main St
Ringtown, PA 17967-9544

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