Mary J. Lorentz ~ Makanda November 28, 2020

Mary J. Lorentz,85, passed away Saturday November 28, 2020 at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.

Mary was born February 2, 1935 in Newton, Massachusetts the daughter of the late Peter and Mary (Dorr) Veckery.

Mary married John H Lorentz Sr. in 1957. He proceeded her in death in 2013. They shared over 56 years of marriage

She is survived by her sons; Michael and Kathie Lorentz and John Lorentz; grandchildren Sarah and James LoPresti; Gregory and Jamie Lorentz; Danielle Lorentz; great grandchildren; Sophia, Sienna, Cameron, and Lilly; and many other relatives and dear friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents Peter and Mary Veckery; brothers; Peter Veckery and William Veckery; sister; Pauline Carmel and grandson; Gregory John Lorentz.

There will be a private memorial service where she will be laid to rest at Oakland Cemetery in Carbondale.

Mary treasured her children and grandchildren and loved every moment with them. She will be dearly missed by all that knew her kindness and love towards others.

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