Friday, October 04, 2013

Memorial Service for Lois La Croix October 16

A Memorial Service for Lois La Croix, executive assistant to the president at The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia (LTSP), is set for Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at 12:30 pm in the Shaeffer-Ashmead Chapel on the seminary campus, 7301 Germantown Avenue, in the Mt. Airy section of Philadelphia. All are welcome to join the seminary community in celebrating La Croix, who died September 25 after a lengthy illness. A resident of Philadelphia’s Roxborough section, she was 59. The memorial service will be followed by a light luncheon in Benbow Hall. Please RSVP by October 10 for the light luncheon to Carrie Schwab at

Participants in the service will include Lois's pastor, the Rev. Annemarie Hartner Cook; the Rev. Dr. Robert Hughes, past president at LTSP; the Rev. George Keck, who worked with La Croix both at the Lutheran Church in America and at the seminary; the Rev. Curtis Haynes, past seminary chief financial officer; and LTSP president the Rev. Dr. Philip D.W. Krey.

Ms. La Croix requested that all donations be made in her memory for use for staff assistance. They can be sent to the Lois La Croix Staff Assistance Fund, The Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia, 7301 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19119, or call 215.248.6324.

You can read the announcement of La Croix's death here.

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