Lorraine Kreider Patton passed away peacefully of natural causes in Maryland on Tuesday, Dec. 7.
Lorraine was born on Nov. 13, 1931, the daughter of the late Sara and Herman Kreider.
Lorraine graduated from Millersville College and taught fourth grade in her early years in Lebanon County. She was married for 62 years to her beloved, the late George E. Patton, Jr. Lorraine was active in the Lebanon community at St. Marks Church of Christ, Red Hats, Harmonia Club, Lebanon Community Theater, and other organizations. She was also the president of the Lebanon Builders Association, until her retirement.
Family was most important to Lorraine. She was a daughter, mother, wife, grandmother, and great-grandmother, and was affectionally called Moose by all who loved and knew her.
She is survived by her two loving daughters, Kay Snyder and Anita O’Connor, and their husbands, Larry Snyder and Maurie O’Connor; four cherished grandchildren, David Snyder, Philip Snyder, husband of Maddie Bray Snyder, Sarah O’Connor, and Hayley O’Connor; and a handsome great-grandchild, Griffin Snyder.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George, her grandson, David Snyder, and her brother and sister-in-law, Lloyd and Blanche Kreider.
Funeral Services for Lorraine will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 20, at Kreamer Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 618 E. Main St., Annville, PA 17003. A public visitation will be held at the Funeral Home on Monday from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Interment will take place at Cornwall Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, Lorraine would like you to give a donation to your favorite charity.