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Ruth K. Lohr

Ruth K. Lohr, 90, of Buckhannon, W.Va., died Monday, June 24, 2019, at Serenity Care Home in Buckhannon.

She was born December 21, 1928, in Mt. Pleasant, Pa., a daughter of the late Harry Edward and Ida Bell Pletcher Kalp.

On June 27, 1953 she married W. Dwight Lohr, Sr. who preceded her in death. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one brother, Lester Kalp.

She is survived by one daughter, Sherrie Walsh and husband John of Buckhannon; three sons, W. Dwight Lohr, Jr. of Frametown, W.Va., A. Duane Lohr and wife Lisa of Somerset, Pa. and Richard D. Lohr and wife Audrey of Pittsfield, Mass.; four grandsons, Christopher I. Walsh and partner Stephanie of Beaver, W.Va., Brandon D. Lohr and wife Maggie of Silver Springs, Md., Brandon Cale and wife Jamie of Fayetteville, W.Va. and Shannon Lohr of Morgantown; seven granddaughters, Sheena D. Pile and husband Christopher of Somerset, Carrie Mostoller of Raleigh, N.C., Courtney Lohr and fiancé Bernie Seth of Johnstown, Pa., Adriane Herlihy and husband Kevin of Morgantown, Christiane Chambers and husband Ben of Fairmont, W.Va., Colette Lohr and partner Tim Benzinger of Boston, Mass. and Krista Lohr and fiancé Steve Fialli of Derry, N.H. and eight great-grandchildren, Logan, Landon, Rory, Kerriann, Grayson, Vivian, Deegan and Lochlynn.

Mrs. Lohr was the choir director and the church organist at the First United Methodist/Wesley United Methodist Church in Mt. Pleasant, Pa. She was also a member of and the choir director for the Lorida Church of the Brethren in Lorida, Fla.

She was a music teacher and during her first five years at Serenity Care Home she would play the piano for the church services.

In honoring Mrs. Lohr’s wishes, she will be cremated and there will be a private family service at a later date.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

My Buckhannon publishes obituaries free of charge as a courtesy to the family.

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