Regina Pope (c. 1903 – 12 September 1967)

Mrs. Claude Pope

Salisbury, Pa.–Mrs. Regina Pope, 64, died Tuesday at Meyersdale Community Hospital.

Born in Pocahontas, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Alice (McKenzie) Loraditch.

She was a member of St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Avilton, and the Christian Wives and Mothers of the church.

Surviving are her husband, Claude Pope; six sons, Rev. Benedict Pope, OFM, Cap., Hayes, Ky.; James Pope, Gaithersburg, Md.; Eugene and Steven Pope, here; Earl Pope, Mt. Savage, and David Pope, with the Army in Germany; a sister, Mrs. Thomas Keating, Frostburg; three brothers, Bernard Loraditch, Cumberland, and James and John Loraditch of California, and 10 grandchildren.

The body is at the Newman Funeral Home in Grantsville where friends will be received from 2 until 4 and 7 until 9 p.m. The rosary will be recited there today at 8 p. m.

Requiem mass will be celebrated tomorrow at 11 a. m. at St. Ann’s Church. Interment will be in the parish cemetery.

Source: Mrs. Claude Pope, Cumberland Evening Times, Cumberland, Maryland, 14 September 1967, p. 25.

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