Lorraine M. Hozempa
Loved To Travel

Lorraine M. Hozempa, 91, Mountain Top, died May 14, 2016 in Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, surrounded by her husband, children and grandchildren.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Ralph and Eleanor Jones Evans. She attended Elmer L. Meyers High School, Wilkes-Barre. She resided in Dallas most of her life prior to moving to Mountain Top. Lorraine loved to travel in their motor home, seeing many beautiful places across the country. She especially loved spending the winters in Florida. She was a member of Fellowship Evangelical Free Church. Lorraine was affectionately known as Nana to her nine grandchildren and 11 great -grandchildren.

Lorraine was preceded in death by her first husband of 48 years, Marcus F. Hozempa, and infant brother, Ralph Jr.

She is survived by her second husband of 14 years, Frank Wassil; sons, Gary R. Hozempa, and his wife, Diane, Dallas; Mark J. Hozempa and his wife, Patty, Dallas; daughters, Diane H. Bryant and her husband, Brad, Dallas; Carole L. Shearer and her husband, Mark, Reading; and nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be sent to The American Heart Association, c/o 71 N. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701.

Lorraine’s family would like to thank the doctors and nursing staff of Geisinger Wyoming Valley Hospital for the love and care they gave her.