Henry William “Hank” Lorish, 77, former finance manager who enjoyed following the stock market

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Henry William "Hank" Lorish
Henry William “Hank” Lorish

Henry William “Hank” Lorish, 77, of Williamsburg, passed away Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016. Born and raised in Coopersburg, Pa., he was the son of the late Henry W.C. Lorish and Stella Lorish Himmelberger.

He was a graduate of Lafayette College, where he received a B.S. in finance. Additionally, he received an MBA in management from Indiana University, where he was a graduate assistant in the Alumni Relations Office.

Hank began his career in public accounting with Arthur Andersen in New York City. After enlisting in the U.S. Army, he was a finance instructor at Fort Benjamin Harrison in Indiana. Following his service, he worked in various finance positions for Exxon Oil Company in Houston, Texas. From there, he went on to work for the United Technologies in Connecticut and Michigan and held numerous management positions during his 30-year career. Those positions included European CFO of United Technologies Automotive and finance manager for Acquisitions and Divestitures for UTA.

He loved spending time with family, enjoyed traveling, playing golf, following the stock market and running. When his health declined, he became an avid reader and Sudoku solver. A member of King of Glory Lutheran Church, he served as past treasurer and enjoyed his time volunteering for Faith in Action.

He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Ann; two children, Peter (Stacey) Lorish, Kimberly (Robby) Turner; and three granddaughters, Violet Lorish and Abigail and Mary Elizabeth Turner. Also surviving are two sisters, Marlene Schanz and Doris Pridemore.

A celebration of life service will take place at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, at King of Glory Lutheran Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to King of Glory Lutheran Church, 4897 Longhill Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188; or the Amyloidosis Foundation, 7151 N. Main St., Suite 2, Clarkston, MI 48346.

Online condolences may be offered at www.nelsencares.com.