She was born in Springville on July 5, 1927, daughter of the late Ziba and Dora Decker Cokely. She married Willard Loch on June 4, 1949. They were married for 64 years.
She was employed as a secretary at the State Farm Insurance office in Montrose for 30 years.
She enjoyed helping her son and daughter-in-law with their business, Loch’s Maple Syrup and Loch’s Maple Fiber Mill, Inc.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, Clifford (Josh) Cokely, Ronald (Jake) Cokely, and Carl Cokely and sister, Belva (Cokely) Ishem.
In addition to her husband, Willard, she is survived by her son and his wife, Randy and Jamie Loch of Springville.
Funeral services will be held at the Harding- Litwin Funeral Home, 123 W. Tioga St, Tunkhannock, at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21 with Pastor Murray Brindle of St. Paul’s Lutheran
Church, Tunkhannock, officiating. Interment will follow at the Sunnyside Cemetery.
Friends called from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home and 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Thursday.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Springville Volunteer Fire Company, PO Box 107, Springville, PA 18844 or St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 7652 Route 6 W, Tunkhannock, PA 18657.
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