Loretta A. Pozorski, 73, 10649 South Michigan Rd., Plymouth, a resident since 1949, coming from Hamlet, died of a cancer-related illness, on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2000. Loretta died at 1:15 a.m. in Miller’s Merry Manor, Plymouth, where she had been a patient since Friday.
Born in Hamlet, Ind., on May 21, 1927, she was the daughter of Edwin R. And Lela Cox Harness. She attended Hamlet High School.
On Aug. 6, 1949, at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Plymouth, Loretta and Ambrose M. Pozorski were married.
She retired in 1986 from the telephone company where she had worked for 34 years. Starting as a telephone operator she advance to Chief Operator and District Traffic Supervisor for Sprint in the Plymouth office.
She was a member of the Pioneer Club, the Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW Post 1162 and a former Lady of the Moose. She liked to read and garden and enjoyed family gatherings. She was a loving aunt and great-aunt as well as a devoted wife, mother and sister.
Loretta is survived by her spouse and a son, Greg M. Pozorski, Argos.
Three sisters and four brothers also survive. Her sisters are: Mila and Richard Young, Culver, Susan and Robert Fort, and Peggy Harness, all of Knox. Her brothers are: LaVern and Dorothy Harness and Jerry Harness, all of Florida, Lawrence and Susan Harness, Plymouth and Jeff and Patty Harness, Knox. Several nieces and nephews survive as well.
Loretta was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Merrill and Dick Harness.
Visitation with the family will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 6, 2000, in the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth, where a Rosary Service will be held at 8 p.m. Monday.
Father Anthony Gillespie, pastor of St. Michael’s Roman Catholic Church of which she was a member, will officiate at the Mass of Christian Burial in the church on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2000 at 11 a.m.
Burial will be in New Oakhill Cemetery, Plymouth.
Memorial gifts in Loretta’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society or to St. Michael’s Mission 2000.