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Obituary of Bryen E. Lorenz
Bryen E. Lorenz, age 76 of West Norriton, PA passed away on Sunday, December 18, 2022.
He was born to the late Anita N. Dorne (Paslach) and Werner J. Lorenz on June 15, 1946 in Wurtsburg, Germany. He loved and cared for his step father, Alfred Dorn until his death.
He served in the US Army as a Lieutenant Colonel and retired with 30 years service. He graduated with a PhD in Physics from Drexel University and taught and provided administration to the Electrical Engineering Dept. at Widener University until his retirement in 2013. He was a natural teacher and conversationalist and made everyone feel important and special.
Bryen was blessed with three children to whom he was devoted. He took them on many surprise trips and raised then to be kind, loving adults. He married Marilyn (Molly) Lorenz in 2004 and was the love of her life. He has two step children with Molly. Bryen loved to spend time teaching and playing with his two grandchildren.
Bryen had a warm smile and a twinkle in his eye. He cared about others and always had a positive attitude about people and life. He enjoyed traveling and finding new places to explore. He was an avid reader of science and history. He attended Ascension UCC and was a member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Sigma XI Scientific Research Society, IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the American Society of Engineering Education, The Delaware County Institute of Science and the National Museum of United States Army. He enjoyed sitting in front of a fire, listening to the rain on the roof and being with his family.
Bryen is survived by his wife, Marilyn (Molly) Lorenz, daughter Francesca F. Centone (Lorenz) wife of Joseph Centone, of Aston, PA; son John W. Lorenz of Philadelphia, PA and son Luke R. Lorenz and his wife Saliha of Virginia; step-son, Kevin R. Mock of Reading, PA and step-daughter Rebecca Mock of Boyertown, PA. He is also survived by two grandchildren, Nicholas Centone and Ayva Mock-Cannon and a sister Margarita S. Lorenz of Bucks County, PA.
Relatives and friends are invited to the viewing in church on Tuesday, December 27, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 10:15 AM, followed by a Funeral Service at 10:30 AM in the Reformed Church of the Ascension UCC, 1700 W. Main St., Norristown, PA 19403. Interment will take place in Limerick Garden of Memories.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to Reformed Church of the Ascension UCC, 1700 West Main Street, Norristown, PA 19403.
Arrangements by Moore, Snear & Ruggiero Funeral Home, 19 E. Germantown Pike, East Norriton, PA 19401, 610-277-1600 www.msrfh.com
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