The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


July 18, 2013

Louis R. Lorditch

JOHNSTOWN — LORDITCH – Louis R.,  92, Johnstown, died July 17, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Born March 18, 1921, in Johnstown, son of George and Catherine (Boxler) Lorditch. Preceded in death by parents; wife, Elsie May (Hall) Lorditch; infant son, Louis Lorditch; grandson, Ryan Lorditch; sister, Catherine Cunningham; and brothers, Arthur, George, Bernard, Edward, William, Robert and Charles Lorditch. Survived by sons, Thomas Lorditch; and Donald Lorditch, and wife, Christine, both of Johnstown; stepson, William Ribblett, California; grandchildren, Jane, Lisa, Robert, Megan, Corrine, Yvette, Jason, Allison and Meredith; and 14 great-grandchildren. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Retired from the Freight Car Division of Bethlehem Steel Corp. Friends received from 3 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home Inc., Broad Street, where funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday. Committal, Benshoff Hill Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cambria County Humane Society in memory of Louis R. Lorditch. Condolences may be sent at

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