Lorraine Pokalsky, Phoenix resident

Lorraine Frances Pokalsky, 79, of Phoenix, died Monday, April 1, 2013 at Crouse Hospital, Syracuse.

She was born May 11, 1933 in Eynon, Pa. to her late parents, Anna (Wojciechowski) and Thomas Chervinak.

She was a homemaker and worked for Fleming Realtor for 10 years. She was a faithful parishioner at St. Stephen’s Church, Phoenix, and belonged to the Altar Rosary Society. She was a member of the Book Club at Phoenix Public Library.

She was predeceased by her husband, Eugene J. Pokalsky Sr., in 1997, and a son, Karl Pokalsky, in 1989.

Surviving are her daughter, Nanette Pokalsky (Robert Painting) of Holley, N.Y.; her two sons, Kenneth (Wendy) Pokalsky and Eugene J. Pokalsky Jr., all of Saratoga Springs; her brother, Gerald Chervinak of Dickson City, Pa.; five grandchildren, Thomas Pokalsky, Maggie Pokalsky, and Carrie Pokalsky, Christopher Painting, and Justin Painting; three great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

Services will be held April 6 at 9:30 a.m. in Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, Phoenix, followed by a funeral mass at 10 a.m. in St. Stephen’s Church, 469 Main St., Phoenix

Burial will later in the Spring in Phoenix Rural Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 5 in the funeral home, 431 Main St., Phoenix.

Contributions may be made to St. Stephen’s Church, 469  Main St., Phoenix, NY 13135.

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