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  • Louise “Lori” Holler

  • Louise “Lori” Holler died peacefully on December 27, 2013 in her home at Magnolia Manor, Saint Marys, Georgia surrounded by family. Born on June 19, 1911, in New York City, Lori was the oldest daughter of Joseph and Suzanna S. Sedlacek who emigrated from Czechoslovakia passing through Ellis Island, the gat...
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  • Louise “Lori” Holler died peacefully on December 27, 2013 in her home at Magnolia Manor, Saint Marys, Georgia surrounded by family. Born on June 19, 1911, in New York City, Lori was the oldest daughter of Joseph and Suzanna S. Sedlacek who emigrated from Czechoslovakia passing through Ellis Island, the gateway to the United States, on February 10, 1911. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James W. Holler Jr.; sister, Alice Starace; brother, Joseph Sedlacek; and nephew, Stephen Cone. She enjoyed telling stories of her experiences that spanned 102 plus years; horse drawn fire-engines, the advent of the telephone, roadster cars, typewriters, and her favorite, the Big Bands; Tommy Dorsey and Glen Miller, flights to the moon, and more. She loved to dance and was a master of the Charleston. She served in the Red Cross during World War II and was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. In addition to being a mother of two boys, she became a legal secretary serving Judges in the Family Court of Westchester County, New York. She was a member of Christ Episcopal Church, Pelham, New York. Lori is survived by her two sons; James W. Holler III and his wife Vivian of Dover, Delaware and Joseph C. Holler and his wife Ellen of Saint Marys, Georgia; grandsons, David Holler and James W. Holler IV; granddaughters, Cynthia Costin and Tomi Ann Glenn; nephews, Frank Starace and Bill and Robert Holler; nieces, Carolyn Johnston, Lauren Rabeck, Susanna Wald, Darleen Levin, Faith Masiello, Margaret Ludlum, and Betsy Weaver; and great grandchildren, Katie and Jeremy Costin, and Lucas and Logan Glenn. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at Christ Episcopal Church, 305 Wheeler Street, Saint Marys, Georgia. A reception at the church will follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Magnolia Manor of Saint Marys, 4695 Charlie Smith Sr. Highway, Saint Marys, GA 31558 or Hospice of the Golden Isles, 1692 Glynco Pkwy., Brunswick, GA 31525.

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