William A. Lorah, Jr., 54, of Ringtown, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 19th, 2019.
Bill was born in Shenandoah, on September 8, 1965, a son of Pauline (Mickalowski) Lorah, of Ringtown, and the late William Lorah, Sr.
He was a 1983 graduate of the Shenandoah Valley High School and had worked as a moulding operator for Hershey Foods in Humbolt for the last 35 years.
A member of the Park Crest Fish and Game Club, Bill enjoyed hunting and fishing, and he loved to go camping.
He was an avid NASCAR and Rusty Wallace fan who also enjoyed watching football as well as listening to music.
Bill had many friends and an uncanny way of making people laugh.
He was a member of St. Mary's Church in Ringtown, and was a former girls softball coach in Frackville.
In addition to his mother Pauline, he is survived by his wife of 26 years, Marjorie (Fellin) Lorah, along with his children; daughters Kaitlyn and Heather and son Joshua. He is also survived by his faithful companion, Milky Way.
Additionaly, he leaves behind his in laws, William and Rosemarie Fellin,brothers in law, Chris and Dennis Fellin and their families, along with aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 AM on Saturday, November 23rd at St. Mary's Church, 82 North Center Street, Ringtown, with Father Dominic Pham officiating.
A viewing will be held from 5 PM to 8 PM on Friday, November 22nd and again on Saturday morning from 9:30 - 10:30 AM at the Stauffer-Breznik Funeral Home, 412 West Main Street, Ringtown. The funeral procession will leave for the church at 10:45 Saturday morning. Bill will be laid to rest in St. Mary's Cemetery, immediately following mass.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Park Crest Fish and Game Club or St. Mary's Church, Ringtown
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