IN MEMORIAM: Lorana R. Wong, 89; LPN At Fox Hospital


Lorana R. Wong, 89;

LPN At Fox Hospital

Lorana Wong

ONEONTA – Lorana R. Wong, 89, a nurse at Fox Hospital for nearly two decades, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020 at Chestnut Park Rehab and Nursing in Oneonta.

She was born on Sept. 22, 1930 in Central Islip, Long Island, the daughter of Winthrop and Ruth (Fleming) Reid. She married Dr. Swee Chee Wong on Aug. 4, 1959, in Geneseo. He predeceased her on March 4, 2012.

Moving to Oneonta in 1971, Lorana was employed for 18 years as an LPN at Fox Hospital. She was very active in the Fox Hospital Ladies Auxiliary.



She was a member of St. Mary’s Church, Oneonta.

Lorana is survived by her daughter, Mimi and Jim Fitzgerald of NJ; her son Robert Wong of Oneonta; her son, John Wong of Glens Falls; her daughter Lisa and Jeff Gershman of Ohio; daughter in law, Darlene Wong; grandchildren, Kayla and Tyler Southard, AJ Wong, JT Wong, Sarah- and David Carter, Jonathan and Lauralynn Combe, and Andrew and Sian Combe; and great grandchildren, Vayda, Daniel, Joshua, Ellami, Zachary, Reuben, Harrison, and Jackson; special friends Heidi and Kimberly; and her cat Jeter.

She was also predeceased by her brother, Donald Reid.

At Lorana’s request, there will be no service.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to St. Mary’s Church, 39 Walnut Street, Oneonta, New York 13820.

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Arrangements are by the Lester R. Grummons Funeral Home, Oneonta.

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