Lorie J. (Pitarra) Poe

Lorie J. (Pitarra) Poe, 65, of St. Thomas, PA, passed away Wednesday, December 14, 2016 at the Chambersburg Hospital.

Born April 1, 1951 in Nanticoke, she was a daughter of the late Lucia (Territo) and Leonard F. Pitarra, Sr. Lorie was a 1969 graduate of the Berwick Area Senior High School and was employed for 30 years by Franklin County, retiring in 2006. She was a member of New Guilford Brethren In Christ Church, Chambersburg, and the Franklin Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary. Lorie loved cats and enjoyed crafts and puzzles.

She will be greatly missed by her son, Travis Charles Byers of St. Thomas; two brothers, Lawrence L. Pitarra and wife Patricia of Lancaster; Leonard F. Pitarra, Jr. of Berwick; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Linda Kemler November 2, 2008; and Leanetta Kershner on January 9, 1997.

The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM Thursday, December 15, 2016 at the Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg.

An additional viewing will be held from 10:00 AM till 12:00 Noon on Saturday, December 17, 2016 at Heller Funeral Home, LLC, 633 East Third Street, Nescopeck. Interment will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery, Berwick

Online messages of comfort can be sent to condolences@hellerfuneral.com