Services:

Funeral services will be held, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at 11 AM, at Ackermanville United Methodist Church, 1410 Ackermanville Road,  Ackermanville.  There will be a viewing beginning at 9:30 AM until time of services at the church.  Interment will be in Ackermanville Cemetery.  The Ruggiero Funeral Home, LLC, www.ruggierofuneralhome.com, Pen Argyl is in charge of arrangements.

Memorials:

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be offered to Ackermanville United Methodist Church, 1410 Ackermanville Road, Bangor, PA 18013

 


Lorraine F. Heller-LaBarre
 
Born: October 16, 1925
Died: May 12, 2018

Lorraine F. Heller-LaBarre, 92, of Washington Township, passed away, Saturday, May 12, 2018, at Alexandria Manor, Nazareth.

Born in Bethlehem, PA, October 16, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Eugene and Emma (Woodring) Johnson.

Prior to retiring, she was employed as a sewing machine operator for Ed Rose Sportswear, Pen Argyl. 

Lorraine was a member of Ackermanville United Methodist Church, where she sang in the choir, taught Sunday school for 34 years, as well as serving on various other committees and volunteering.  She also served as treasurer for the St. Luke’s Stroke Club, was program director at Blue Valley Senior Citizens and was a member of UNITE, where she served as chairperson for her mill.

She is survived by a daughter, Janice L. Roberts and her husband Delmar of Washington Township, two steps sons, Allan LaBarre and his wife Gina of Atlanta, and Jeffrey LaBarre and his wife Donna of Easton, a grandson, Chad Roberts and his wife Trisha, nine step grandchildren, Dean Roberts, Alan Roberts, Alex LaBarre , Nicole LaBarre, Thomas LaBarre, Sigourney LaBarre, Garrison LaBarre, Alexandria Mitsos and Zachary Mitsos, a great granddaughter, Liviana Roberts, six step great grandchildren, Ashley, Derek, Trent, Trevor, Kennedy and Travis, three step great-great grandchildren, Madison, Makayla, and Lakelyn and a brother Elton Johnson of Nazareth.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Charles Heller, November 15, 1982 and Vernon LaBarre, September 19, 1989, two sisters, Olive Hoff and Stella Dech, five brothers, Willard, Lester, Russell, Nelson and Donald Johnson, and a step great granddaughter, Allix.

Funeral services will be held, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, at 11 AM, at Ackermanville United Methodist Church, 1410 Ackermanville Road,  Ackermanville.  There will be a viewing beginning at 9:30 AM until time of services at the church.  Interment will be in Ackermanville Cemetery.  The Ruggiero Funeral Home, LLC, www.ruggierofuneralhome.com, Pen Argyl is in charge of arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be offered to Ackermanville United Methodist Church, 1410 Ackermanville Road, Bangor, PA 18013

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