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Mildred M. (Wain) "Mim," 92, Hooversville, died June 23, 2017, at Conemaugh Memorial Hospital (Palliative Care). Mildred M. Lohr was born Sept. 8, 1924, in Hooversville, daughter of George and Mollie (Lehman) Wain. She was united in marriage to Dayton J. Lohr on Jan. 5, 1946, in Hooversville. He preceded her in death on March 13, 2013. They were married 67 years. Mildred's occupations prior to marriage included a riveter at a plant during World War II making airplanes, and assembly line worker at Sani Dairy in Johnstown. She was a member of St. Thomas Lutheran Church and served faithfully throughout her life. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to many. She loved people. Her favorite pastime was spending time with friends and family. She enjoyed crafting, cooking, square dancing, hosting many picnics and gatherings and swinging on her porch with loved ones. She spent many winters with her husband in Lake Wales, Fla. Survived by sister, Gladys Naugle (Joseph), Ohio; children, son, Larry Lohr, and his, wife Gloria, Hooversville; son, Robert Lohr, Hooversville; daughter, Jacqualine Cook, and husband, John, Stoystown; daughter, Wendy Barnhart, and husband, Pete, Somerset; and son, John Lohr, and wife, Tina, Hooversville; grandchildren, Tanya (Dale) Holsopple, Todd Lohr, Tammy (Shawn) Walker, Jennifer (Jeff) Cook, Jessica (Michael) Rodrigues, Joseph (Megan) Cook, Lori Barnhart, Breanna (Jim) Halkovich, Tom Lohr, Vanessa (Tyler) Thomas, Amanda Hershberger and Tiphanni, Stefanni, Sarah, Emily and Laniyah Lohr.; and great-grandchildren, Jacob, Josh and Jonathon Holsopple; Aubrey, Tia and Dorin Cook; Shaelyn, Shawna and Shandi Walker; Brody, Jaxon and Dylan Halkovich; Adelina, Makayla and Nora Rodrigues; Mikayla, Josiah and Rylie Thomas; and Hudson Cook. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; infant daughter, Patricia Gale; and siblings, Bessie Wain (infant), Viola Trusko (Steve), Orville Wain (Edna), Charles Wain (Betty), Margaret Dobbins (George) and Wava Buchanan (Donald). The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, June 26, 2017, at George E. Mason Funeral Home Inc., Davidsville, and from 10 a.m. until time of funeral service at 11 a.m. celebrating her life on June 27, 2017, at St. Thomas Lutheran Church, Pastor Nila Cogan, officiating. Interment, St. Thomas Cemetery. To leave condolences for the family please visit www.georgemasonfuneralhome.com.
Published on June 25, 2017
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