Loretta K. Herlocher

Loretta K. Johnson Herlocher, 78, of Park Avenue, Woolrich, passed away Saturday, June 2, 2018 at SusqueView Home in Lock Haven.

Loretta was born in Lock Haven, July 13, 1939, to the late Harry A. Johnson and Ruth Strouse Burt. Loretta attended Lock Haven High School. She married Martin E. Herlocher, Jr. on February 14, 1980.

Loretta was a seamstress and retired from Woolrich Woolen Mills after more than 30 years.

Mrs. Herlocher is survived by her son, Randy Hunter (Thelma Walters), of Lock Haven; her daughter and son-in-law, Pat and Eric Merrifield, of Mill Hall; her step-daughter and husband, Debra and Mark Kristensen, of Williamsburg, Va.; step-son Doug Herlocher, of Keenesburg, Colo.; and grandchildren, Renae (James) Gainey, Marcy White, of Virginia Beach, Va., Amanda (Jamie) Pham, of Harrisburg, and Brad Merrifield (Bethany), of Woolrich; and three great-granddaughters, Brittani, Alex and Quinn. Loretta is also survived by a brother H. Richard Johnson of Santa Clarita, Calif.

Funeral services for Loretta K. Herlocher will be held on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 12 noon in the Yost-Gedon Funeral Home & Cremation Services LLC, 121 W. Main St. Lock Haven. Officiating will be Pastor Samantha McElwee, of the Woolrich United Methodist Church.

Interment will be in the Woolrich Cemetery. Family and friends will be received in the funeral home Thursday morning, one hour prior to the services.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Ross Library, 232 W. Main St. Lock Haven. Online thoughts and memories can be made at www.yost-gedonfuneralhome.com.