Seneca Falls – Dorothy “Dottie” A. Lorenz, 87, formerly of Ovid St., Seneca Falls, NY, died Wednesday (July 6, 2016) at Geneva General Hospital, Geneva, NY.
Family and friends may attend “Dottie’s” Memorial Service on Monday (July 11) at 2 PM at Doran Funeral Home, 4 E. Bayard St., Seneca Falls with Reverend Steven Beals, Pastor of West Fayette Presbyterian Church, Town of Fayette, NY, officiating. Burial will follow in Restvale Cemetery, Seneca Falls, NY. If desired, contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
The Seneca Falls Elks Lodge #992 will conduct an Elks Service at the funeral home on Monday (July 11) at 2 PM just prior to “Dottie’s” memorial service.
“Dottie” was born in Madera, PA. on April 17, 1929 the daughter of the late Isaac & Rosie Bloom Howe. She had resided in Seneca Fall for most of her life. She was retired from the Seneca Falls Central School System where she had worked as a library aide and in food service at the high school and middle school. She was a member and former Elder of First Presbyterian Church, Seneca Falls, the Sincerity Chapter #226 Order of the Eastern Star of Seneca Falls, member and past exalted ruler of Seneca Falls Elks Lodge #992, member & past president of the Seneca Falls-Waterloo Kiwanis Club , and a member of the Huntington Living Center Auxiliary of Waterloo, NY. She was an avid bowler and golfer where she had been a member of the Cayuga Lake Links Golf Course.
She is survived by:
3 sons – Edward (Sherry) Lorenz Jr. – Elmira, NY
Kimberly Lorenz – Waterloo, NY
Gary (Beth) Lorenz – Acton, MA.
9 grandchildren – Kelly (Scott) Ruhmel, Greg (Amy) Lorenz, Brian (Sarah Manning) Lorenz, Lucas Lorenz, Desirae Lorenz, Edward Busiek, Scott, Lily, & Gary Daniel Lorenz.
6 great grandchildren – Allison, Annalee, Charles Michael Ruhmel, Delaney Moon Lorenz, and Sophia and Dillyn Lorenz
1 sister – Jean Norris – Erie, PA.
1 brother – Joseph (Jane) Howe – New Jersey
Several nieces and nephews
In addition to her parents, “Dottie” was predeceased by her husband, Edward J. Lorenz Sr. who died June 18, 1989, 6 brothers, Elroy, Burton, Jack, Gordon, Richard, & Daniel Howe, & 1 sister, Zella Beyer
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