Wallace, Lorraine Bliss
Birth: Sunday, March 01, 1936 in Deadwood, South Dakota
Residence: Leonardtown, Maryland
Death: Saturday, February 20, 2016 at the age of 79
Laid to Rest: Tuesday, February 23, 2016 in the Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, Maryland
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Lorraine Bliss "Lorrie" Wallace, 79, of Leonardtown, MD passed away on February 20, 2016 at Hospice House of St. Mary's in Callaway, MD surrounded by her loving family. She was born on March 1, 1936 in Deadwood, S.D., to the late Harry Howard Bliss and Sadie Hester Calhoun.
Lorrie is a graduate of Otterbein University in Westerville, OH. On June 20, 1964, she married Fred Wallace in Miamisburg, OH. Together they celebrated over 51 wonderful years.
Lorrie was an excellent cook and she and her husband loved to entertain friends. She was a beautiful seamstress and taught the Bishop Method of Sewing. She made many patterns for women's clothing. She loved to travel with her husband, and has taken many worldly expeditions. She thoroughly enjoyed touring Turkey and Egypt, especially travelling the Nile River. Other destinations included Gaza, Peru in which they camped, France, England, Germany, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Thailand, and many other beautiful countries. During their trip to Switzerland, they became life-long friends with another couple. They were in Austria when 911 devastated the United States.
She enjoyed cruising to Alaska, but particularly enjoyed river boat cruises, enjoying 27 cruises. Her last trip was during Christmas in which they travelled to Morocco, and witnessed snow in the Sierra Dessert. She was the past regent and long-time member of the Daughters of the America Revolution and past president of the Genealogy Society. She was also a member of the National Society United States Daughters of 1812, The Society of Mayflower Descendants in Maryland, and First Saints Community Church, Leonardtown Campus.
Family will receive friends on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., with a Funeral Service celebrated by Reverend Ruth Dixon and Reverend John Wunderlich at 12:00 p.m. at Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Interment will follow at Charles Memorial Gardens in Leonardtown, MD.
Memorial Contribution may be made to Hospice House of St. Mary's, Post Office Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD