Lorene M. Rudolph

Lorene M. Rudolph, 93, of Elk Haven Nursing Home in St. Marys and formerly of 104 Julia St., died Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 following a three-year illness. Rudolph was born on Sept. 8, 1918, in Collbran, Ala., daughter of the late Daniel T. and Allie A. Tucker Pritchett. On Sept. 8, 1945, she married Edward W. Rudolph, who preceded her in death on Aug. 5, 2006. As a child, Lorene attended Tucker Chapel School in Ft. Payne, Ala. She had been a resident of Johnsonburg since 1945 and was employed by GTE Sylvania of St. Marys for 10 years. She was a member of the Johnsonburg First Baptist Church. She is survived by several nieces and nephews and was the last surviving member of her immediate family. In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by four brothers, Henry, Floyd, Maurice, and C.D. Pritchett; and two sisters, Lola Butler and Lucille Wigley. Funeral services for Lorene M. Rudolph will be held at Anthony F. Ferragine Funeral Home, 401 Chestnut St., Johnsonburg, on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011 at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Bob Andrews, pastor of the Johnsonburg First Baptist Church, officiating. Interment will be at the McKean Memorial Park in Lafayette, Pa. Friends will be received at the Anthony F. Ferragine Funeral Home on Wednesday morning from 10 a.m. until service time at 11 a.m.