Lorene was born on her family farm in Metz, Michigan on November 18,1930, the youngest child of Lawrence Woloszyk and Julia (nee Klimaszewski). She was married to Robert William McKay on September 26, 1953 in Brigham City, Utah. She passed away peacefully at her home in Tempe, Arizona, on October 8, 2020. She was preceded in death by her 2-day old infant son, Robert William Jr. on September 10, 1959, and her husband on July 5, 2016. She is survived by 8 children: Colleen, Patrick (Sheila), Christopher (Meriem), Francis, Kathleen (Richard Large), Maureen (Lance Petersen), Doreen (Eric Frey) and David (Vicki). She had 13 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren (with another due in November) and one great great granddaughter. She was very involved in the activities of the various parishes she attended. She was the Woman of the Year and President of the Council of Catholic Women at St. Rose of Lima in Layton, Utah, where she lived for 34 years. She and Bob moved to Tempe in 2004 and became members of Our Lady of Mount Carmel (OLMC). She attended daily Mass as much as her health allowed. She belonged to the Sodality at OLMC and two rosary groups. Her homemade jam, pies and banana bread always sold out at the bake sales. Before his passing, she would join Bob at the potlucks of the St. Vincent de Paul Society. A Memorial Mass will held on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 11:00 AM, with a Recitation of the Holy Rosary starting at 10:30 AM, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, 2121 South Rural Road, Tempe, Arizona. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society.
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St Vincent de Paul Society
2121 S. Rural Rd, Tempe AZ 85282