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Loraine Gorey Phillips Knobel, of Monongah, passed away Sunday (Jan. 22, 2017) at Monongalia General Hospital in Morgantown.
She was born in Detroit, Michigan, daughter of the late Charles and Mary Goryl of Rachel.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Knobel; a daughter, Paula Park; a sister, Genevieve Tekieli; a stepdaughter, Blinda Parker; and a stepson, Bobby Knobel.
She is survived by two daughters, Terri Miconi of Fairmont as well as Jacquie Price and husband Gary of Mannington; one son, John Phillips and wife Tara of Fairmont; a stepdaughter, Linda Carr and husband Sanford of Monongah; two sons-in-law, Paul Park of Fairmont and Charlie Parker of Monongah; nine grandchildren, Kristopher Price and wife Lora of Arizona, Tiffany Wells of Virginia, Lisa Monday and husband Donovan of Morgantown, John P. Phillips and wife Lori of San Diego, California, Stacy Perroult and husband Glenn of Oregon, Tonya Posten and husband Billy of Monongah, Brian Carr and wife Mariah of Monongah, Michael Parker of Monongah, Amy Hayes and husband Aaron of Fairmont; 19 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Carol Gotses and Irene Gorey of Fairmont; one brother, Robert Gorey and wife Arlene of Grafton; and eight nieces and nephews.
Loraine retired from Electronic Control Systems in Westchester. She was Catholic by faith but more recently attended the Grace Lutheran Church. She loved her family, enjoyed cooking, solving crossword puzzles, watching game shows and spending time with her cat.
The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Domico Funeral Home, 414 Gaston Ave. in Fairmont. The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home with Father S.A. Arokiadass officiating. Entombment will follow at the Shinnston Memorial Cemetery Mausoleum.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.domicofh.com.
Published on January 24, 2017
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