Age 72, of Batavia, died peacefully Wednesday morning January 16, 2013 at Strong Memorial Hospital. She was born March 1, 1940 in Alleghany, NY a daughter of the late Joseph E. & Letha (Tyler) Karl, also prceded in death by her husband, Walter F. Owens and a sister, Judith Karl.
Mrs. Owens was an active, faithful member of St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish and the Legion of Mary. She was an avid Sabres' fan, and will be remembered for her beautiful smile and devotion to her family.
Surviving are her beloved daughters, Mary Beth (James) Demmer, Donna (Nelson) Weibel and Janet Owens all of Batavia; brother, Phillip J. (Cherie) Karl of Washington State; 5 grandchildren, James, Thomas (Amanda Ambrose), Peter, Benjamin Demmer and Cassandra Swanson all of Batavia along with several nieces, nephews and friends.
Family and friends may visit from 3-7 PM on Friday January 18, 2013 at the Michael S. Tomaszewski Funeral & Cremation Chapel, LLC 4120 West MaIn Street Road Batavia, New York 14020 where prayers will be recited 8:45 AM Saturday January 19 followed by a 9:30 AM Mass of Christian Burial at St. Maximilian Kolbe Parish (East Pembroke Site). Memorials in Lorna's memory are suggested to Lake Plains Dialysis or the National Kidney Foundation of Upstate & WNY 15 Prince Street Rochester, New York 14607. Burial will be alongside her husband in St. Joseph's Cemetery and for more information please call Michael at (585)343-7500.
THE FAMILY OF LORNA K. OWENS IS BEING CARED FOR BY THE MICHAEL S. TOMASZEWSKI FUNERAL & CREMATION CHAPEL, LLC 4120 WEST MAIN STREET ROAD BATAVIA, NEW YORK 14020.