Charise Loranger

Born: Wed., Nov. 2, 1949
Died: Wed., Oct. 2, 2019


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Charise Ann (Ohrn) Loranger, of North East, age 69, was taken away by cancer on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at her residence. She was born on November 2, 1949 in Corry, PA. to Richard and Helen Ohrn. Charise graduated from Corry Area High School in 1967 and went on to graduate from Slippery Rock University in 1971. She was employed by several organizations in Pittsburgh, Washington D.C, and Virginia Beach. Upon moving to Mississippi, she married her late husband, Richard George Loranger. She then stayed at home with their son and daughter, living in Chesapeake, VA. and North East. Her craft of quilting filled her time creatively, along with floral gardening and bird watching. Along with her parents, Charise was preceded in death by her step-father, Joseph Glaniano; step-brother, Greg Glaniano; and her husband of 26 years, Richard Loranger. She is survived by her daughter, Aubrey A. Loranger of North East, and son Cameron G. Loranger of Erie; grandson, Kellan B. Loranger of North East; brothers, James B. Ohrn (Susan) of Erie, Leslie A. Ohrn (Rose Mary) of North East, and Karl R. Ohrn (Diane) of Woodbury, MN, and her special mate and aunt, Elnora V. Harmon, who shared her home for over eight years; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, wonderful friends, and her very special friend, golf partner, and love, David A. Rea of Oil City, PA. Funeral arrangements are being handled by the William D. Elkin Funeral Home, 65 South Lake Street, North East

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Trudy Ensminger
   Posted Mon October 07, 2019
Dear Aubrey and Cameron,
I am soooo sorry for the loss of your dear Mother. She was my college roommate and we kept in touch all these years. I had last talked to her this spring and I was amazed at how she took everything she was going through in such an upbeat attitude. I didn’t know that she was near the end of her battle with cancer. If there is any charity that you would want me to donate to or even a college fund for her grandson I would love to know your wishes. I would need an address as to where to send it. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Sincerely,
Trudy Ensminger

Cheryl Boots
   Posted Wed October 09, 2019
I am Charise's cousin. We grew up seeing each other on the Fourth of July at the Lowe Family Reunion. Charise was a couple of years older than I was, but she was one of the cousins that I always looked forward to seeing. I admired her athleticism which I couldn't match despite my efforts. She always had the greatest smile and an easy, genuine laugh. While I am sad that she has had such difficulties in her life and a struggle with cancer, I am heartened to know that she had love, friendship, children, and grandchildren to keep her smiling and laughing. I will always carry her warmth in my heart.

Linda Bennink
   Posted Fri October 11, 2019
My deepest sympathy to the entire family. Charise was a much loved member of our Corry class of 1967. She will be missed by many. Charise possessed a kind soul and will make a terrific angel.

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