Located at:  1683 Mars Hill Road

Mailing Address:  738 First Street

Sutersville, PA 15083-1038


Lorraine Standard

Born April 1, 1932  •  Went to be with our Lord on Thursday, July 20, 2017

Lorraine Waller Standard, 85, of Elizabeth Township, departed this life Thursday, July 20, 2017, peacefully at the home of her daughter and granddaughter. Lorraine was born April 1, 1932, in Gratztown to the late Samuel Waller Sr. and Ruby Waller Shelly. She was married to the late Charles E. Standard, and from this union, one daughter was born, Barbara E. Drake.

Affectionately called Aunt Lorraine, she accepted Christ as her Savior at an early age and was a very active member with more than 40 years of dedicated service at The Church, Suterville. She served diligently with the Hospitality Committee and enjoyed working in any capacity at the church where she was needed. She was employed as a housekeeper for the Frankie and Pasula families for more than 50 years. She also found time to serve as a nanny to many children, who loved her dearly.

She will lovingly be remembered by her daughter, Barbara E. Drake, of Pittsburgh; two caring grandchildren, Wendy R. Drake and John Scot Drake, both of Pittsburgh; two great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; and many friends, extended family and her beloved Church of Suterville family.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, July 24, 2017, at ROBERT A. WATERS FUNERAL HOME INC., 2326 Jenny Lind St., McKeesport. Additional visitation will be held beginning at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at The Church of Suterville, 1683 Mars Hill Road, Suterville, PA, followed by the service at 11 a.m. with Pastor Frank Rocco officiating. Interment will be at Round Hill Cemetery, Elizabeth. Arrangements were entrusted to Robert A. Waters Funeral Home Inc., McKeesport.

Robert A. Waters Funeral Home, Inc.

2326 Jenny Lind McKeesport, PA 15132

Published in Greensburg Tribune Review on July 24, 2017