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Obituary of Lorraine M. Hinds, 68


Lorraine M. Hinds, 68, of Marysville, passed away at home surrounded by her family on Monday, February 19, 2018. Born on May 21, 1949, in Jersey Shore, PA, she was the daughter of the late Carl E. Gottschall and Evelyn M. Fisher Bush. She was married to her beloved husband of 14 years, Glenn B. Hinds, who preceded her in death.

She was retired from the State of Pennsylvania, having worked for the Board of Probation and Parole and the Department of Corrections.

Survived by her son Matthew Knittle and his fiance, Teri Coover of Muncy and his children Adrianne Knittle of Newtown and Nicholas Knittle of Muncy; her daughter Eva (Powell), wife of Edward Parchuke of Tucson, AZ and their children Reghan, Mckenzie and Crew; her daughter Rachel (Powell), wife of Ben Rhoades of Philadelphia and their daughter Violet; and her step-daughter Christina (Hinds), wife of Jason Bickle and their children Alyssa and Braden. Also survived by her brothers Eugene Gottschall, Amherst, MA and Vincent Balas, Montoursville.

In addition to her husband and parents, she is preceded in death by one brother, Daniel Gottschall.

Lorraine was a faithful member of Trinity Reformed Church of Marysville. She enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren.

There will be a public viewing held on Friday, February 23, 2018 from 11am-noon at Wetzler Funeral Service, Inc. at 206 N. Spring Street Bellefonte. Funeral services will be held at noon at the funeral home with Rev. Calvin Miller officiating. Burial will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 10am at Centre County Memorial Park in State College.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Trinity Reformed Church in Marysville, 117 Verbeke St., Marysville, PA 17053.

Name of Deceased

Lorraine M. Hinds



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Date of Birth


Funeral Home

Wetzler Funeral Home

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