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Tommassina "Mary" Lorek, 73, of Livingston Avenue, a veteran of World War II and a retired supervisor for Machelor Maintenance Co., died Thursday (March 30, 1995) in Mount St. Mary's Hospital, Lewiston.

A native of Niagara Falls, the former Tommassina Cicciari entered the Army in 1943 and worked in personnel until she was discharged in 1944.

Mrs. Lorek worked at the Spud Nut Doughnut Shop on Pine Avenue from 1957 to 1960, when she began working for Ace Industrial Cleaning Co. She joined Machelor Maintenance in 1966 and retired in 1986 as a supervisor.

She taught crocheting at Trinity Baptist Church and was a member of the Madonna del Perpetuo Soccorso of St. Joseph's Catholic Church.

She was the widow of Thomas J. Lorek.

Survivors include three daughters, Marlene Mikus of Newark, Del., Justeen Peckham and Christine Lorek; a foster daughter, Elizabeth Kephart of Melbourne, Fla.; a sister, Carmella Lutey; and six grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 9 a.m. Saturday in Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church, 339 22nd St., after prayers at 8:15 in Spallino-Amigone Funeral Home, 1300 Pine Ave. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery.


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