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May 8, 1953 — February 21, 2023

Harrison Valley, PA


Karl F. LORENZ, 69, of Harrison Valley, PA, formerly of Bechtelsville and Limerick, died Tuesday, February 21, 2023 in Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY.  


Born May 8, 1953, in Doylestown, he was the son of John and E. May Black Lorenz.  On March 7, 1997, in Boyertown, he married the former Jill A. Clark, who survives.  A graduate of Central Bucks High School, he studied at Delaware Valley Community College.  Early in his career, he was employed as a mechanic.  After that, he was in sales for Associated Truck Parts in Gilbertsville and Cumberland Truck Parts.  Since living in Harrison Valley, he was employed by NAPA in Westfield and Carquest in Galeton.  Karl was a member of the NRA and NAHC.  An outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, four-wheeling, snowmobiling, and tinkering on machines.  He loved animals all his life, always bringing strays home.  


Surviving besides his wife, Jill, are:  a brother, Joel (Marian) Lorenz;  two nieces, Danielle Lorenz and Alison Lorenz;  brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law and many nieces and nephews on Jill’s side.  In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a half-brother, John “Earl” Lorenz.  


Services will be private.  Memorials may be made to Harrison Township Volunteer Fire Co., 112 E. Tannery St., Harrison Valley, PA 16927 or Crary Hose Co., 429 E Main St., Westfield, PA 16950.  


Arrangements are under the direction of Olney-Foust Funeral Homes & Crematory, Ulysses, PA.  Online condolences may be expressed at

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