Vera Lockey, 96, of Allport died Monday, Sept. 9, 2013 at her residence. Born May 16, 1917 in Philipsburg, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Mary Lepa Denochick.
Mrs. Lockey was a founding member of the St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, Hawk Run.
She married George H. Lockey Sr. on Nov. 23, 1946 at the St. John’s Orthodox Church, Hawk Run. He preceded her in death on Sept. 24, 1995.
Mrs. Lockey is survived by one daughter, Vera Ann Lockey of Lanse; a daughter-in-law, Sharon Lockey of Kylertown; and a grandson, Jason Lockey and his wife, Shelly of Mechanicsville, MD.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, George H. Lockey Jr.; two sisters, Anna Ropchock and Mary Kline; and four brothers, Stephen, Michael, Joseph and John Denochick. She was the last of her generation.
A funeral service will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at the St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, Hawk Run, with the Father Peter Benyo officiating. Burial will be in the St. John’s Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Strange & Weaver Funeral Service, Morrisdale. The Panachida will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church, P.O. Box. 203, Hawk Run, PA 16840.