Lorraine Rose (nee Stab) Emrich

Obituary for Lorraine Rose (nee Stab) Emrich

September 24, 2020
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Lorraine Rose (nee Stab) Emrich, formerly of Philadelphia, PA. passed away at her residence at Wesley Enhanced Living of Upper Moreland, on September 24th, 2020 at the age of 91. She was born in Kensington, Philadelphia and was the daughter of the late John and Mina Stab.
Lorraine was the devoted wife of the late John; married for 64 years. She was the beloved mother of Lorraine Henson (David), Linda Brown (Peter), John Emrich (Kathryn ) and Anthony Emrich (Sharon, partner). She was the loving Grandmother of Lorie McCrory (Steve), Brian Henson (Marcia), Christopher Emrich (Aubrey), Jeffrey Emrich (Shana), Matthew Emrich and Jason Dickerson (Jess, partner) and Great Grandmother of Sean, Caitlyn, Morgan, Kelsey, John, Rose, Christopher, Charlie, Abigail and Mason; dear sister to the late Gladys Reid, Mina Williams, and Shirley Watson; and sister to the late Joseph Reid. She will be sadly missed by her many nieces, nephews, and by all who knew her quick wit and everpresent smile.
Lorraine enjoyed creating delicious meals for her family. Her outstanding desserts ranged from Dad's favorite pound cake to Baked Alaska. She continued from a basic Home Economics class to reupholster chairs, create slipcovers, sew and alter an abundance of formal and casual dresses, doll clothes, and a dress coat. She took great pleasure in tending her garden. Most of all she loved making special occasions memorable and spending time with her family.
Relatives and friends are invited to Lorraine's Life Celebration on Saturday, October 3rd from 9 to 10 am at the Dean Givnish Funeral Home 7900 Oxford Avenue; Philadelphia, PA 19111, followed by her funeral service at 10am. Her interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park; 333 West County Line Road, Huntington Valley, PA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Lorraine's name may be made to Fox Chase Cancer Center: 333 Cottman Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19111.

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