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Lorraine M. (Balliet) DrosdickFebruary 11, 1932 ~ October 3, 2017 (age 85)
Lorraine M. (Balliet) Drosdick, age 85, 511 E. Third Street, Bloomsburg, died at the Geisinger Home Health and Hospice at Maria Hall, Danville, on Tuesday, October 3, 2017.
Born in Beaver Meadows, Carbon County, on February 11, 1932, she was a daughter of the late Arthur and Mary (Davis) Balliet. She was a 1951 graduate of Hazleton High School and resided in Bloomsburg since 1961.
Lorraine was last employed as the office manager of Beiter's Store, Danville. Earlier she was employed by Agway Energy, Bloomsburg Bank Columbia Trust Co., the former WCNR Radio Station and Bell Telephone Co., all in Bloomsburg.
She was a member of St. Columba Catholic Church, Bloomsburg.
Lorraine enjoyed playing the piano, singing and cooking.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert M. Drosdick on March 31, 1982 and by a grandson, Brian S. Levan on September 11, 2001.
Lorraine is survived by two daughters: Diane L., wife of John M. Levan and Karen S., wife of Dan P. Bridenstine, all of Bloomsburg; a son, James R. Drosdick and his wife Sherri, Nesbit, Mississippi; seven grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. She was the last of her immediate family.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 10:30 a. m. in St. Columba Catholic Church, 342 Iron Street, Bloomsburg, by her pastor, Monsignor Robert E. Lawrence. The family will receive friends from 10 to 10:30- a. m.
Lorraine's wish was to have her body donated to Science Care, Philadelphia, for medical research.
The family will provide flowers. Memorials may be sent to Geisinger Home Health & Hospice, 410 Glenn Ave., Suite 200, Bloomsburg, Pa 17815.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Dean W. Kriner, Inc., Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 325 Market Street, Bloomsburg.
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