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Barbara C. Lorey, age 86, of Mount Vernon, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020 at Brookdale of Mount Vernon.

She was born on January 27, 1934 in Mount Vernon to the late Edward and Minnie (Doup) Cosner.

Barbara was a member of the St. Paul's Episcopal Church. She graduated from MVHS in 1952. Barbara was a retired LPN and a member of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority.

Barbara is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, Richard “Dick” Lorey, daughter, Jan (John) Smith; a son, Richard C. Lorey; five grandchild and four great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Gail Lynn Lorey; son, John Michael Lorey; and a brother Carroll Cosner.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020 – 12:00 Noon at St. Paul's Episcopal Church with The Rev. Rachel Harrison officiating.

The Lasater Funeral Home is handling the arrangements for the Lorey family.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 100 East High St., Mount Vernon.

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