Lorraine E. Schock, 91, of East Hanover Township, Dauphin County passed away Monday, March 29, 2021 at her home.
Born October 29, 1929 in West Cameron Township, Northumberland County, she was a daughter of the late Henry Allen and Olive Mae (Weikel) Derck. The last of her immediate family, she was preceded in death by siblings Claire Derck, Blaine Derck, Elwood Derck, Evelyn McIntyre and Faye Derck.
After graduating from Trevorton High School in 1947, she moved to Harrisburg and, while living at the YWCA, started working for Hershock’s where she met her husband Richard. She and Richard married June 17, 1950 at Penbrook United Church of Christ. Lorraine retired from Hershock’s and later worked at Costco’s as a food demonstrator. A faithful and active member of Faith United Church of Christ, Grantville since its inception in 1960, she was president of the consistory, sang in the choir and was instrumental in starting and working at the Grantville Food Pantry. Lorraine served on the United Church of Christ World Mission Board, tutored reading at Market Street Church, Harrisburg and was president of the Bethany Children’s Home Ladies Committee. She was a life member of the NRA and former Girl Scout leader.
Surviving are her husband of 70 years Richard A. Schock; children Sharon Brubaker (Vaughn), Cathy Goode (Joseph), Susan Nissley (Richard) and Allen Schock (Yvonne); 12 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held 11:00 AM Friday, April 2, 2021 at her church, 117 North Faith Road, Grantville preceded by a viewing from 10:00 AM. Interment will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Harrisburg. Service will be streamed live at facebook.com/faithUCCgrantville/live/
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Faith United Church of Christ, PO Box 2, Grantville, PA 17028 or the American Heart Association, 4250 Crums Mill Road, Suite 100, Harrisburg, PA 17112.
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