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Loretta Priest

April 26, 1930 — December 18, 2021

Loretta Jean Priest, 91, of Mount Vernon, died Saturday, December 18, 2021, at Country Club Rehabilitation, in Mount Vernon.

Loretta was born April 26, 1930, in DuBois, Pennsylvania to Eugene and Florence {Lenkerd} Kriner.

Loretta graduated from Mount Vernon Academy in 1948.

She married Glenn “Pete” Priest after graduation in 1948.  Glenn passed away September 8, 1985

For most of her life, Loretta was a devoted homemaker, loving wife, and mother. Later she worked and retired from Mount Vernon Developmental Center. She was an active member of the Mount Vernon Seventh Day Adventist Church. Loretta loved gardening, cooking, and spending time with friends and family. She was only a stranger once.

Loretta will be deeply missed by her children Linda Hutchison, David (Donna) Priest, Donald Priest, Patricia Casto, John Priest, and Connie (Mark) Mott; grandchildren Jason (Darcy) Ewers, David (Carma) Priest Jr., Chad (Katherine) Priest, Erica (Steven) Holt, Quentin (Emily) Platt, D’Artagnan Casto, Rosie (Nadia) Casto, John (Lisa) Priest Jr., Brian (Sarah) Priest, Sophi Priest, and Baylee Priest; many great-grandchildren; sister Joan Weseman; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Loretta was preceded in death by her husband, brother James Kriner, and sister Norma Vail.

Graveside services will be Friday, April 22, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.   Online tributes may be made at   Memorial contributions may be made to Capital City Hospice 2800 Corporate Exchange Drive #170, Columbus, Ohio 43231 .

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Friday, April 22, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

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18260 Coshocton Ave, Mount Vernon, OH 43050

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