Whitehall, New York – Lorayne Anne (Wescott) Gebo was a caring wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend. She was known as Narn and loved by all who knew her. She went into the arms of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ surrounded by her family on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at the age of 81.
Lorayne was born on Nov. 22, 1939, to Elenora (Whalen) and Ralph Wescott. She married the love of her life Francis (Duker) Gebo in 1958. She is now reunited with her beloved husband and many other family members and friends, including her great-great-grandson Luke, who have gone on before her. Left to cherish her memory is her dear brother Robert (Geraldine) Wescott, along with several nieces and nephews.
Lorayne and Francis had three children: Lori (Michael) Lamphere, Joseph (Kate) Gebo and Kevin (Susan) Gebo. She had seven grandchildren whom she adored: Kerry (Jason) Bowles, Gary (Stephanie) Lamphere, Mary (Walter) Douglas, Heather (Lou) Pauquette, Sarah (Jeremy) Gebo, Grant (Megan) Gebo and Elizabeth Gebo (Nolin). On the day of her departure from this world, her thirteenth great-grandson Levi was ushered in to continue to bless the family.
Lorayne truly touched all whom she encountered. She always made time for her friends with long talks and warm hugs. She loved Jesus and was willing to share her testimony with all. She enjoyed exercising with the senior citizens group, fellowshipping with the ladies at her church, playing board games, going on camping trips with her family and friends, spending summers at the pool and enjoying precious time with her family.
The services will be held at Truthville Baptist Church, 39 County Road 12, North Granville, New York, on Monday, April 5. Calling hours will be held from 5 to 6 p.m., followed by a funeral service at 6 p.m. There will be a private burial for the family.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to Truthville Christian Academy in her memory. The donations can be sent to Truthville Christian Academy, PO Box 157, North Granville, NY 12854.
Arrangements are under the care of the Jillson Funeral Home Inc., 46 Williams St., Whitehall, New York.