Lorraine Pluhar

August 29, 2013

Lorraine D. Pluhar, 91, formerly of Frankfort passed away August 29, 2013 at Lakeland Regional Medical Center, Lakeland, FL. She was born December 24, 1921 in Chicago, IL to Frank and Rose (Tikalsky) Cepican. She married Edward N. Pluhar on June 28, 1940 in Chicago and he preceded her in death. Lorraine attended 2 years of college at Moraine Valley Community College in Oaklawn, IL. She worked as a Customer Service Representative for 20 years at Griffith Laboratories in Alsip, IL. She was previously a Friends of the Manor board member at Wesley Manor. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Frankfort, Ladies of Charity, Altar & Rosary Society, and the Secular Franciscan Order. Survivors include 3 Sons: Edward “Ed” (Suzanne) Pluhar of Frankfort, Lawrence “Larry” (Etta Kay) Pluhar of Lockport, IL, and Christopher “Chris” (Paula) Pluhar of Lakeland, FL; 9 Grandchildren; 16 Great Grandchildren; and 2 Great Great Grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, 1 Son, 1 Daughter, 3 Sisters and 2 Brothers. Private Family Services will be held. Archer-Weston Funeral Home is assisting the family with services. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Lebanon. Memorial donations may be made to the Secular Franciscan Order with envelopes available at the funeral home.


8 Condolences for “Lorraine Pluhar”

  1. Kathy Laird

    We will miss you Lorrie. Thanks for everything you did at St. Mary’s…

  2. Judy and Don Bruns

    Lorie was a great neighbor for many years and I know we missed her at St Mary’s when she moved to Florida. Thoughts and prayers are with the family. May she rest in peace.

  3. Ron Best

    Sorry to hear your Mother passed away Ed…You were a good son to her…..


    I am so sorry for your loss.I knew Lorrie and loved her. She was so faith-filled and spoke lovingly of her family. I know it must be a comfort knowing she is in heaven now with Jesus who she served so lovingly. Blessings, Debby

  5. Mary Hillman

    So sorry to hear of her passing. I miss seeing her at Mass and the times when we would go to McDonalds after daily Mass. May you find comfort knowing she is celebrating with our Lord.

  6. Deb Lysko

    I knew Lorie from McDonalds coffee days after church. Lorie was full of love, laughter and interesting information. I missed her when she moved to Florida and I will trully miss her now, but will see her again some time. God Bless her family.

  7. Carol and Fred Downs

    We are so sorry about her dear mother’s passing. She was a sweet lady. God bless you, Love, Carol and Fred

  8. Mike and Diana Kelley

    Ed and Suzi – we are so sorry for your loss. You have been in our prayers this week. May God grant you a peace only He can give!

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