Mary Elaine (nee Clinch) Lorich, age 92, of Tonawanda, died Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at Northgate Health Care Facility in Wheatfield. Born November 18, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Alice (nee Page) Clinch and was a lifelong resident of the Tonawandas. Mrs. Lorich was an active member of St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Tonawanda.
She was the wife of the late Arnold L. Lorich, who died in 1995; mother of Eileen (Richard) Simpson of Niagara Falls, Ontario, Nancy J. Lorich of North Tonawanda, Arnold L. Lorich, Jr. of Tonawanda, Charles (Eileen) Lorich of Tonawanda, and Dennis (Cheryl) Lorich of Gastonia, North Carolina; and grandmother of Bradley (Kelley) Lorich, Nicholas (Jamie) Lorich, Christopher (Candice) Lorich, Tyler (Chelsea) Lorich, Brian Lorich, Staci (Joseph) Nezezon, Katie Simpson, and Gregory Simpson. Also surviving are 9 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
There is no visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 AM Saturday at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 150 Broad Street at Clinton Park, Tonawanda; the Rev. Michael Uebler officiating. Friends invited. If desired, memorials to Hospice are preferred.