Lorraine Wescott

Obituary of Lorraine Wescott

Lorraine A. (Grant) Wescott, 90, of Frederick, PA went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Frederick Living. She was the wife of the late Joseph E. Wescott, Jr. with whom she shared 57 years of marriage.  

Born in Girardville, PA on August 4, 1927, Lorraine was a daughter of the late Elmer and Ellen (Kline) Grant.

Lorraine loved the Lord. She enjoyed playing hymns on the piano for others. She also enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her best friend and twin sister, Ruth. She was an encourager to everyone she met.

She is survived by two daughters, Ruth E. Cohen, wife of Sidney, Pottstown, PA and Susan A. Diehl, wife of Joseph, Birdsboro, PA; four grandchildren, Jason D. Diehl, husband of Renee, Steven J. Diehl, husband of Noelle, Joshua D. Cohen, husband of Alexandria, and Markus Umberger; five great-grandchildren, Jeremiah P. Diehl, David H. Diehl, Michael J. Diehl, Gabriel J. Cohen, and Evelyn S. Cohen; and one twin sister, Ruth Margaret Swan, wife of William, Wagontown, PA.

She was predeceased by one son, Daniel J. Wescott and one brother, E. Carson Grant.

A viewing will take place from 9:00 - 10:00 am on Friday, January 19, 2018 at the Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464. A Funeral Service will follow at 10:00 am. Interment will take place after the service at First Baptist Church Cemetery, Newtown Square, PA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Lorraine’s memory to the Benevolent Fund at Frederick Living, PO Box 498, Frederick, PA 19435. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.houckgofusfuneralhome.com