Lois Jane (Gregory) Rothrock, age 82 of Williamsport, passed away at her residence surrounded by her loving family at 9:35 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016. Lois was born on April 16, 1934 in Indianapolis. She was the daughter of Harold Robert Gregory and Helen Margaret (Fisher) Gregory Masters. She was a graduate of Howl High School. On Oct. 14, 1956 she married Fredrick "Fred" "Chubs" Carl Rothrock in Indianapolis and they moved to Williamsport in 1958. Fred preceded her in death on Aug. 29, 2013. Lois worked at Bradley Barbeque in Indianapolis. When Fred and Lois came to Williamsport they purchased Hersh Beetle's Restaurant and operated it for one year. She then worked for the Williamsport Elementary School cafeteria where she was known as the milk lady and then worked at the Senior Center when it started at the Methodist Church and was still there when it moved to its current location. Lois also worked at the Warren County jail serving food. She was a member of the Williamsport United Methodist Church. She loved to crochet, knit, and go to festivals, flea markets and rummage sales. She liked to watch her TV programs and loved to be outside. Surviving are two children, Linda Barnett (husband: David) of Monticello, Tina Bratton of Danville, IL and Ricky Rothrock (wife: Betty) of Williamsport; nine grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. Lois was preceded in death by her husband, daughter, Cindy Jo Rothrock, and brothers Robert "Bob" Gregory, Jack Gregory, and Ronnie Gregory. The family would like to take the time to thank Betty Rothrock and Sonja Lacy for their loving care of Lois. Visitation will be at Grady Funeral Home in Williamsport on Services were Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016 with Pastor Cathy McCoy officiating. Interment followed at Highland Cemetery in Williamsport. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Online condolences may be made at www.gradyfuneralhome.com.
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