Lori J. Rankin, age 59, of New Bethlehem, passed away Friday morning, February 26, 2021 at her home following an illness.
Born December 15, 1961 in Clarion, she was a daughter of Shirley Ann Hawk Reitz and the late Robert E. Reitz.
She worked as a health aide for WRC Corporation’s Helpmates and Edgewood Heights.
Lori enjoyed crafting, collecting cows, gardening and suntanning.
Survivors include her mother, Shirley Reitz of Shippenville; Lori’s longtime companion, Terry Adams of New Bethlehem; three sons: Robert Maxwell and his wife, Sara, of Clarion; Ryan Maxwell and his wife, Alisha, of Shippenville and Tyler Rankin and his wife, Crystal, of Oak Ridge; one daughter, Storm Clowser and her husband, Brian, of New Bethlehem, and fourteen grandchildren: Larissa, Lainey, Lincoln, Luke, Taylor, Lily, Summer, Chloe, Nehemiah, Braiden, Ryker, Jace, Kyson and Ian.
Lori is also survived by three brothers: Randy (Cheryl) Reitz of Oak Ridge, Archie (Barb) Reitz of Reidsburg and Robbie Reitz of Shippenville; one sister, Bonnie (Wayne) Rupp of New Bethlehem, and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by Terri Marie Adams and a sister-in-law, Cathy Reitz.
Family and Friends will be received from 10 to 11 a.m., Monday, March 1, 2021 at the Nevin Memorial United Church of Christ, 8274 Olean Trail, New Bethlehem.
Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. Monday, in the church, with Reverend Samuel Swick, pastor of Nevin Memorial UCC, officiating.
Livestreaming of the services will start at 11 a.m. Monday on the Rupert Funeral Home Facebook page.
Due to the recent rise in Covid-19 cases, please observe the current Covid-19 restrictions and guidelines set by the CDC, DOH and Pennsylvania governor for wearing a face mask and social distancing.
Online condolences may be sent to Lori’s family at www.rupertfuneralhome.com
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