-- Lorne T. Cormack, the former owner of a Niagara Falls insurance company and a former deacon at Calvary Baptist Church in Lewiston, died Oct. 12, 1996, in the Dayton, Md., home of his daughter, where he had lived since 1988.
Cormack, 95, formerly of Lewiston and Clearwater, Fla., was born one of nine children in Arthur, Ont. He lived in Lewiston for 40 years.
He had worked in Niagara Falls as general manager of a Chrysler dealership. He had also owned and operated Lorne T. Cormack Insurance Agency.
Cormack was past president of the Niagara Falls Gideon Bible Camp and helped establish Niagara Frontier Bible Church in Lewiston.
He was an ardent gardener and fisherman, activities that he continued to enjoy when he retired and moved to Clearwater in 1975. He was a member of Lakeside Church in Clearwater.
Cormack and his wife of more than 60 years, the former Mabel Welsh, lived in Clearwater, until her death in 1988.
He is survived by a son, Paul of North River; four daughters, Joy Hood of Barker, Faith Weber of Canton, Ga., Grace Boleo of Dayton and Hope of Vestal; three sisters, Evelyn Hawkins and Alva Crawford, both of Barrie, Ont., and Mary Allen of Bolton, Ont.; 17 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday in Frontier Bible Church, 435 N. Second St. He was buried in Somerset Cemetery, Barker.