The Daily Item
CITRA, Fla. — C. Edward Loreman, 69, of Citra, went to meet his Lord on Tuesday, June 18, 2013, in Ocala Regional Medical Center.
Edward served in the Army, a veteran of the Vietnam War.
Upon leaving the service, he was employed by Magee Carpet Co. and Sharrett’s Furniture Store in Bloomsburg. Pa. He also worked for Korey Esso in Fort Edwards, N.Y., and Sawyer & Co., Glens Falls, N.Y., hauling steel, and the Pine Barn Inn and Pensyfanish Dutch Foods in Danville, Pa. He was also a distributor for Matco Tools in the Bloomsburg, Berwick, and Danville areas. He drove a truck for Herb Brown Trucking in Mifflinville, hauling railroad car parts for Berwick Forge & Fabricating in Berwick, to its Renovo and Pittsburgh plants, as well as flour for Maier’s Bakery in Berwick, from Binghamton, N.Y.
After retiring, he and his wife had an 80-plus-acre Certified Organic Farm in Catawissa before moving to Citra, Fla., where they fully retired.
Edward was an avid fisherman and hunter, and enjoyed building race cars and tinkering in his garage.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Judy E. Loreman; one brother, James Loreman and his wife, Sonja Loreman, of Jonestown, Pa.; sister-in-law, Patricia Sharr, of White Hall, Pa.; and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, and great-grandnieces and nephews, all throughout the U.S., as well as many friends and neighbors. He will be deeply missed by all.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Clara Loreman, and in-laws, Floyd and Helen Prowant. A visitation will be held from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Monday in Little Pine Methodist Church, 6925 E. County Road 316, Citra, followed by the funeral at 11 with the Rev. Delbert King officiating.
Interment will follow at the Simmons Baptist Church Cemetery, Citra. A meal will be provided at the Little Pine Methodist Church following the interment. Arrangements are by Countryside Funeral Home, Anthony, Fla.