2002-03-13 / Obituaries

Lorraine Florence Mottershead

Lorraine Florence Mottershead, age 72 of Garrison, NY, died on Saturday, March 9, 2002, after a long battle with Parkinsons Disease.

Mrs. Mottershead was born in North Arlington, NJ, and had lived in Lincroft, NJ, before moving to Garrison, NY with her daughter and son-in-law, Jill and Daniel Sussman and Granddaughter Melanie Sussman five years ago.

Mrs. Mottershead was a secretary at Riverview Medical Center, Red sank, NJ, for 10 years retiring in 1991.

Mrs. Mottershead was a loving mother and grandmother and attended Senior Day Care at Mother Lurana’s House in Garrison, for the past 5 years. She was an avid sports fan and coach and was always optimistic and happy. She loved to sing and sit in the garden with her dog, family and friends.

She was predeceased by her husband, Harry, in 1974. She is survived by Son & Daughter-In-Law, Harry & Leslie Mottershead of Neptune, NJ, 4 Daughters & 2 Son-In-Laws: Jacki & Robert Biele of Neptune, NJ, Jill & Daniel Sussman of Garrison, NY, Jayne Mottershead of Neptune, NJ and Janis Mottershead of Neptune, NJ, 1 brother, Roy Nelson of Wilkes Barre, PA. 5 Grandchildren, Elissa Graga, Lauren Mottershead, Michael Mottershead, Robert Biele and Melanie Sussman and 2 Great Grandchildren, Brian Graga and Amanda Graga also survive.

Services were held on Tuesday and Wednesday, March 12 & 13 at the C.H.T. Clayton & Son Funeral Home, Adelphia, NJ. Interment followed in Fairview Cemetery, Middletown, NJ. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in memory of Mrs. Mottershead may be made to the Mother Lurana House, 166 Old West Point Road, Garrison, NY 10524 and would be appreciated.

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