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Nancy Louise Lorenz

June 19, 1939 ~ June 10, 2022 (age 82)

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Obituary

On June 10, 2022, Nancy Louise Lorenz (nee Porter), beloved wife of the late Carl John Lorenz, Jr., died peacefully at Gilchrest Hospice in Columbia Maryland.

Nancy was born June 19, 1939, the daughter of Walter Reich Porter and Ethel Louise Fehrmann Porter ofBaltimore. She is survived by two sisters, Carolyn Faulkner and Cynthia Roberson, and a brother, Richard Porter.

Nancy graduated from Western High School in 1957 before working at the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Baltimore field office. In 1964, she married Carl John Lorenz, Jr., and raised her family in Catonsville and Columbia, where she resided until 2019. Carl and Nancy were married for 52 loving years until Carl’s passing in 2016.

Throughout her life, Nancy’s priority and passion was caring for and celebrating her family. She enjoyed socializing with lifelong friends and friends in the Beaverbrook neighborhood, where she lived for more than 45 years. She also loved gardening, time at the beach in Ocean City, taking walks, golfing, and traveling.

Nancy is survived by a son, Carl Jeffrey Lorenz, and daughter-in-law, Karen Lorenz, as well as a daughter Karen Nancy Hodgson, and son-in-law John Hodgson. Nancy has five loving grandchildren; Claire Madison Lorenz, Jack Davis Lorenz, Kathryn Grace Lorenz, John Pierce Hodgson, and Luke Anthony Hodgson.

Family will receive friends at the Harry H. Witzke's Family Funeral Home, 4112 Old Columbia Pike, Ellicott City, on Wednesday, June 15, 2022, from 3 - 5 & 7 - 9 PM; where a funeral service will be held on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at 10 AM. Interment following in Garrison Forest Veterans Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association in her memory.

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Services

24 Hour Viewing
Wednesday
June 15, 2022

3:00 PM
Harry H. Witzke's Family Funeral Home
4112 Old Columbia Pike
Ellicott City, MD 21043

24 Hour Viewing
Wednesday
June 15, 2022

7:00 PM
Harry H. Witzke's Family Funeral Home
4112 Old Columbia Pike
Ellicott City, MD 21043

Funeral Service
Wednesday
June 22, 2022

10:00 AM
Harry H. Witzke's Family Funeral Home
4112 Old Columbia Pike
Ellicott City, MD 21043

Graveside Service
Wednesday
June 22, 2022

11:30 AM
Garrison Forest Veteran's Cemetery
11501 Garrison Forest Rd.
Owings Mills, MD 21117

Donations

Alzheimer's Association
Web: https://act.alz.org

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