Lorraine Dorothy Osmick
November 15, 1916-April 28, 2017
Lorraine Dorothy Osmick, age 100, of Newark, DE passed away peacefully on Friday, April 28, 2017.
Born in Muskegon, MI on November 15, 1916, Lorraine was a daughter of the late Edwin D. and Julia E. (Drummond) Johnson. A talented homemaker, she dedicated her life to caring for her family.
Active in her community, Lorraine was a former president of the Newark New Century Club, where she received many poetry citations. She served as a Sunday school teacher for ten years at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and was a longtime member of the DuPont Country Club. Lorraine was an avid golfer who also enjoyed playing the piano and taking art classes.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Harold R. Osmick; sisters, Phyllis Klein and Ruth Dillon. Lorraine is survived by her daughters, Mary Jane Osmick (George Goldman) and Julia Penna (Paul); granddaughter, Nikki Farley (A.J.); and great grandson, Nate Farley.
A visitation for family and friends will be held on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 701 S. College Avenue, Newark, at 10:30 am. Entombment at All Saints Cemetery will be held privately at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church at the address listed above or to Compassionate Care Hospice, 248 E. Chestnut Hill Rd., Suite 4, Newark, DE 19713.