Grace E. Sorg of Greenville, passed away at 6:59 p.m. Thursday May 19, 2011, in White-Cliff Nursing Home, Hempfield Township, after an illness. She was 89 years old.
Mrs. Sorg was born March 20, 1922, in West Salem Township to her parents, David L. and Mary Ellen Bartholomew Landfried.
On March 20, 1937, she married her husband, Gilbert C. Sorg Sr., who preceded her in death Aug. 15, 2003.
Mrs. Sorg retired from St. Paul’s, West Salem Township, from its dietary department. In the past, she also worked at Thiel College, Greenville; as a cook at the former Twin Kiss Ice Cream in Reynolds; the former Schuster’s Restaurant, West Salem Township; West Salem School District; and the former Pastry Shop and The Hilltop Tavern, both Greenville. For a time, she co-owned a diner, the former Goodie Plaza in Hartstown, Pa.
She was a devoted mother and grandmother and helped raise her grandchildren.
Mrs. Sorg is survived by: two sons, David Sorg and his companion Karen, Jamestown; and Robert Sorg and his wife Holly, Greenville; a daughter, Mary “Pat” Lorigan, Jamestown; 11 grandchildren, Dan Sorg, Greenville; John Sorg and his wife Darlene, Goldmine, Va.; Ron Lorigan and his wife Linda; and Kelly Lorigan, all Jamestown; Connie Sorg and her companion Scott Moffett, Greenville; Mike Sorg and his wife Missy; and Matthew Sorg, all Pittsburgh; Andrew Sorg and his wife Angie; and Becky Sorg, all Greenville; P.J. Martin, Mercer; and “Butchie” Martin, Titusville, Pa.; a brother, Darrell Landfried and his wife Pat, Greenville; 13 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Gilbert Sorg Jr.; a daughter-in-law, Nellie Sorg; an infant daughter, Barbara; three grandsons, Don, Joe and Tom Lorigan; two brothers, Phillip Landfried and John Landfried; two sisters, Olive Claire and Violet McMillen; and an infant brother.
Memorial contributions may be made to Salvation Army, 288 Main St., Greenville, PA 16125.
Mrs. Gilbert C. (Grace E.), Sr., 89, Greenville.
Calling hours: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday (5-23-11) and 10 a.m. to time of service Tuesday (5-24-11) in BAIRD FUNERAL HOME, 14 Louisa Ave., Greenville.
Service: Funeral service at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the funeral home chapel.
Retired dietary worker formerly owned diner
Spring Viola McMurdy
Spring Viola McMurdy, of Farrell, passed away at 11:25 a.m. Thursday, March 6, 2014, in her residence. She was 53.
Frank E. Gravatt
Frank E. Gravatt a resident of Avalon Springs Nursing Center, Mercer (Coolspring Township) formerly of Clarks Mills and Sandy Lake passed away at 3:53 p.m. on Friday, March 7, 2014, at the Avalon Springs Nursing Center. He was 88.
Sandra J. Cooper
Sandra J. Cooper, South Darby Road, Hermitage, passed away at 4:47 a.m. Saturday (3-8-14) at her residence surrounded by family following an extended illness. She was 64.
Myrtle L. Bryant
A private funeral service celebrating the life of Myrtle L. Bryant of Farrell was held Saturday March 8, 2014, in Love Christian Center, Farrell. She departed this life March 3, 2014, in John XXIII Home, Hermitage. She was 88.
Ervin ‘Red’ J. Osborne
Ervin “Red” J. Osborne of Sharpsville passed away at 3:58 p.m. Friday in his home surrounded by his family after an extended illness. He was 86.
A funeral service will be held Wednesday for William Waclaski of Brookfield, who passed away Friday afternoon, March 7, 2014, in Heritage Manor in Youngstown. He was 90.
Carolyn Coon Brown Cronin
Carolyn Coon Brown Cronin of Ross Township, formerly of Sharon, died Friday afternoon, March 7, 2014, in Passavant Hospital, Pittsburgh. She was 87.
William L. Duncan obit photo
William L. Duncan of Butler passed away at 9:50 a.m. Wednesday, March 5, 2014, in Forbes Hospice in Pittsburgh. He was 69.
Diane D. Harper
Diane D. Harper of Hermitage, formerly of Florida, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014. She was 82.
William Nespor of 190 Boyd Drive, Hermitage, passed away unexpectedly at 10:43 p.m. Thursday (3-6-14) in the emergency room of Sharon Regional Health System. He was 85.
George Raich of Hermitage passed away at 1:27 a.m. Friday, March 7, 2014, in the hospital of Sharon Regional Health System after an extended illness. He was 76.
Robert J. Fuller
Robert J. Fuller of Masury was called home to the Lord on Thursday morning, March 6, 2014, in his home. He was 72.
A funeral service will be held Tuesday for Calvin Holloway of Sharon. He passed away early Wednesday morning, March 5, 2014, in the intensive care unit of Sharon Regional Health System. He was 59.
Lucille J. Parker
A funeral service will be held Monday for Lucille J. Parker of 760 Division St., Sharon. She passed away early Wednesday morning, March 5, 2014, in her home. She was 92.
Adam Puhl Jr.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Monday for Adam Puhl Jr. of Strawbridge Ave., Sharon. He passed away peacefully at 10:25 a.m. Wednesday (3-5-14) in his residence after an extended illness. He was 79.
- More Obituaries Headlines
- Spring Viola McMurdy