November 26, 1939 - February 15, 2021
Loretta J. Palmer Age 81, of Ridgebury, PA, passed peacefully on Monday, February 15, 2021. Loretta was born in Elmira, NY and graduated from Horseheads High School. She was always smiling and everyone loved her. Loretta loved spending summers at her property on Seneca Lake with her friends and family and especially her grandchildren. She enjoyed playing the slot machines at the casinos. She had a green thumb with inside and outside plants. Loretta retired from Sam's Club as an outside sales representative. One of Loretta's proudest moments, was selling Hal Roach (movie producer/Our Gang), his gravestone, which is located at his gravesite in Woodlawn Cemetery. She also attended his 100th birthday celebration event here in Elmira in 1992. While on a visit to California, she had the pleasure to visit Hal Roach and Mrs. Hilton at their Bel-Aire home, where she enjoyed lunch and delightful conversation. Loretta is survived by her loving husband of 33 years, John Long; step-sons, Jason (Alisa) Long of Zionsville, PA, Brian (Mickey) Long of Gillette, PA, sisters-in-law, Diane (Mike) Makara of West Chester, OH, Linda Margerum of Levittown, PA; children, Clyde Palmer, Jr. of the Philippines, Connie Newman of Wellsburg, NY, Lori (Darnell) Mayo of Horseheads, NY, Billy Palmer of Gillette, PA; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; sisters, Sherry Garland of Cayuga, NY, Joyce Wheeler of Big Flats, NY; several nieces and nephews. Loretta was predeceased by her parents, Lena and Thomas Reed. A celebration of life will be held in the summer of 2021. Interment will be in Woodlawn National Cemetery, Elmira, NY. Loretta's tribute wall may be signed at www.olthof.com.
Loretta J. Palmer Age 81, of Ridgebury, PA, passed peacefully on Monday, February 15, 2021. Loretta was born in Elmira, NY and graduated from Horseheads High School. She was always smiling and everyone loved her. Loretta loved spending summers... View Obituary & Service Information
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