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“Brandon and family, sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. May your Dads memories always be an inspiration for all and...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“Brandon and family,I am sorry for your loss. I will be praying for you ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: Bryan Knott - friend

“Ginny, Brandon and family, Ken and I are so sorry for your loss. We are thinking of you. ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Phyllis & Ken Novell - Friend

“Rest in Peace my friend, you will be truly missed on earth. I must say it was a great pleasure knowing and talking to you. My thoughts and prayers...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Earnley Payne - King George, VA

“Ginny, Brandon & Family,We are so sorry to hear of Rich's passing. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. May your hearts be filled with warm...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Donna Garnett - Fredericksburg, VA

“Aunt Ginny, Brandon and Family,Our thoughts and prayers are with you.Love Matt and Rachel Swierzewski ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“I'm so sorry for your loss and my prayers are with you all ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Audra Kaminski - Pittsburgh, PA

“Dear ones,Nothing I can say will help remove the void you feel in your life right now. It is hard to accept this loss.I would however, like to share...Read More »
8 of 10 | Posted by: Carol Sparbel Sparbel - VA

“So sorry for your loss Aunt Ginny. I adored Uncle Rich! Sending prayers for you and your family. ”
9 of 10 | Posted by: Amber Barron - Pittsburgh, PA

“Ginny, I am so sorry for your loss! We will help in any way we can. We will always remember our long talks at the street with you and Rich! ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Judy Huff - King George, VA


Richard "Rich" Lorey, 78, of King George County passed peacefully from this life on Friday, July 27th at Mary Washington Hospital. Richard, youngest of 9, was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on December 28, 1939 and lived the majority of his life in King George County after receiving his PhD in physics from Georgia Tech. An Army veteran and member of the Chemical Corps, Richard is survived by Virginia "Ginny", his wife of 54 years, his son and daughter-in-law Brandon and Kelli, his grandchildren Kyle and Courtney, and his sister Lorraine. During his working years, Richard ran multiple departments at the Naval Support Facility Dahlgren Division, concluding his career running the Chem-Bio Division. He was an avid long distance runner, loved to ski, backpack, and watch baseball. In retirement, Richard was a member of American Legion Post 89 in King George and was heavily involved in local politics. An active member of the Catholic Church, Rich absolutely loved attending St Anthony's traditional Latin masses and would look for opportunities to attend similar masses whenever he travelled the country. He had a passion for teaching, and in addition to tutoring and teaching the occasional summer course to adoring students, he will be forever remembered for how much he taught those close to him; from him, they learned about everything, from science to history to the many and myriad experiences life and God have in store for us. His family will be accepting visitors Friday, August 3, 2018 from 6:00 until 8:00 PM at Storke Funeral Home, Nash & Slaw Chapel, 11089 James Madison Pkwy., King George, VA 22485. A funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 AM Saturday, August 4, 2018 at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church,
10299 Millbank Road, King George, VA 22485 with Father Joseph Kenna officiating. Burial will follow at Historyland Memorial Park Cemetery, 11227 James Madison Pkwy, King George, VA 22485. Condolences may be left for the family at www.storkefuneralhome.com.