Lynore K. Buffington, 78 of Tower City, passed away Monday at the Tremont Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Born in Tower City, February 20, 1940, a daughter of the late Mark and Ethel Keiser Houtz.
Lynore was a retired Secretary from the comp control center at Ft. Indiantown Gap. Following retirement she was a Secretary at the Williams Valley Elementary School.
She was a member of St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Orwin. She was an active member of the former Grace E.C. Church, Muir where she served as the church secretary and also had been the church secretary for the Christ United Methodist Church. She was a member of the Eastern Star, Glen Chapter, Lykens and was also a former Girl Scout Leader.
She enjoyed camping and spending time with her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband Blair, 2008; a son-in-law, William Jones, Jr., a brother Clair D. Houtz and a step-sister, Mary Jane Gamble.
Surviving are her three daughters, Roxanne Jones, Pottsville; Cheryl Carl, Lebanon and Lynette Klinger and her companion Kevin Meeker, Florida. Three grandchildren, Doug Buffington, Heather Stakem and Daniel Jones; four great-grandchildren, Drew, Avery, Owen and Kade; a step-sister, Violet Schaeffer, Myerstown. Nieces and nephews.
Services will be held Friday, July 6th at 2pm from St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Orwin with Rev. Maureen Duffy-Guy. Private burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Tower City. Memorial donations in Lynore's name can be made to St. Peter's U.C.C., Dietrich Avenue, Orwin PA 17980. Dimon Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. has been entrusted with the arrangements. To sign the guest book visit www.dimonfuneralhome.com