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Loretta E. (Tompkins) Waslohn

March 4, 1920 ~ March 15, 2018 (age 98)

Loretta E. Waslohn, 98, of Greenville, SC and formerly of Oil City died Thursday March 15, 2018 after a period of declining health.

Born March 4, 1920 in Oil City, PA., she was the daughter of the late Frank S. Tompkins & Bertha McNellie Tompkins

Loretta was a 1937 graduate of Oil City High School.

She was married on Oct. 5, 1940 in St. Joseph Church to Lester G. Waslohn and he preceded her in death on May 31, 1995.

Loretta was a telephone operator for GTE for many years.

She was a member of St. Joseph Church, the Rosary Society and a member of the prime timers.

Loretta & Les enjoyed their summer cottage in Oleopolis.

She is survived by

two grandaughters

Jennifer Henderson and her daughter Jalyn of Greenville, with whom she made her home

Laurie Boyles and her children

Jessica, Jeffrey and Samantha

She is also survived by a daughter-in-law Kay Waslohn of State College

and a sister-in-law Betty Coe of Bremington, WA and her daughter Melody Coe

Loretta was preceded in death by her son Dennis Waslohn and by three brothers Maurice, Jim & Harold Tompkins

Friends will be received from 1:30 2:30 P.M.Tuesday in St. Joseph Church. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 2:30 P.M. with Fr. John Miller, Presiding.

Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to St. Joseph Church Development Fund.

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