Lori Morit

January 19, 1963 ‒ June 29, 2016

Sunbury, Ohio

Lori Morit, age 53 of Sunbury passed away Wednesday morning June 29, 2016 at her residence.

She was born on January 19, 1963 in Elizabeth, NJ to the late Arthur Morit and Frances (Witt) Morit. She was a member of St John Neumann Catholic Church and the Women’s Club at the church.

Lori was the official Morit Family cheerleader and historian always taking an interest in what the rest of the family members were doing and remembering details with great accuracy. Lori loved all animals and collected dolls and elephants. She enjoyed watching movies, doing needle point, bead making and other crafts and Barry Manilow. Lori was a Pittsburgh Steeler Fan and loved watching The Ohio State Buckeyes. She was described as being handicapable and was a very honest, loving, loyal and kind hearted person. Lori watched Jeopardy and could rival every contestant with her great recall of facts. She loved going to the Columbus Zoo and movie outings and considered the popcorn at the Strand Theatre the best.

She is survived by her mother: Frances (Witt) Morit of Sunbury; bothers: Brian (Denise) of Frackville, PA, Davy (Jennifer) of Worthington, Chris of Lakewood, Scott (Bobette) of Delaware; sisters: Kerry Squier of Panama City Beach, FL, Tracy Delia of Sunbury, Joy (Daniel) Scott of Delaware.

Preceded in death by her father: Arthur T. Morit on June 19, 2013; brother: Craig Morit in 2001; sister-in-law: Diane Morit.

Friends may call Tuesday prior to the Mass from 9-10:30 a.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home SR 3 at 61, Sunbury. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday 11 a.m.  at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 9633 E. State Route 37, Sunbury with Fr. David Sizemore celebrant. Interment will follow in the Blue Church Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Columbus Zoo Pachyderms at give.columbuszoo.org.

The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the Morit Family and condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.