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Louise Josephine Brooks, 85, of Lexington died Feb. 22

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Louise Josephine Brooks, 85, of Lexington died Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014.

Born March 19, 1928, in Baltimore, Md., she was a daughter of the late Henry Schorr and Mary Migel Schorr. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband, Dominic Dileggi; a grandson, Skyler Dileggi; and a sister, Patricia Orzech.

Louise attended St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Lexington.

Surviving are her husband, Charles Franklin Brooks; a son, Martin D. Dileggi, of Lexington; a daughter, Joanne Mary Dondero, of New York; brothers George Schorr and Robert Schorr, both of Baltimore, Md.; five grandchildren, David, Aaron, Jordan, Amber and Katie, and five great-grandchildren. 

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 Wednesday, Feb. 26, at Harrison Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Rockbridge Area Relief Association, P.O. Box 640, Lexington, VA 24450 or Rockbridge Area Hospice, 315 Myers St., Lexington, VA 24450.

Arrangements are being handled by Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory.

 

 

 

 

Laura Lee Groah, 44, of Buena Vista died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.

  • Written by Darryl Woodson

Laura Lee Groah, 44, of Buena Vista died Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014.

She was born in Rockbridge County on Jan. 25, 1969, the daughter of Henry William Smith and Bessie Virginia Lewis Smith. Preceding her in death is a son, Christopher Lee Groah.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband, Dale Lee “Dee” Groah Jr.

The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, at Faith Baptist Church in Arnolds Valley with Rev. Terry Bostick officiating. Burial will be private. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm Wednesday at the church. Arrangements by Bolling, Grose & Lotts Funeral Home and Cremation Service.