Patricia Ann “Patti Ann” Nork

Patti Ann NorkPatricia Ann “Patti Ann” Nork, 36 of 12 Tar Road, Lost Creek passed away Saturday afternoon as the result of a vehicle accident on the Aristes Road in Union Township.

Born in Pottsville on October 30, 1975 she was the daughter of Frank P. Nork, Jr. and the former Patricia A. Hoskie of Lost Creek.

Patti Ann was a graduate of Shenandoah Valley High School Class of 1993 and attended Luzerne County Community College.

She was currently working as a home health care aide.  Prior to that, she was employed in the automotive department in Sears, Schuylkill Mall, Frackville and later with Sears in the Connecticut area.

Patti Ann was a member of the Annunciation BVM Church, Shenandoah.

Preceding her in death were her grandfathers, Frank P. Nork, Sr. and John Hoskie.

Surviving in addition to her parents are a daughter, Kaitlyn Doyle at home; two brothers, Frank A. Nork and Paul J. Nork and his companion Sarah Whalen all of Lost Creek; grandmothers, Marilyn (O’Brien) Nork of Shenadoah and Catherine (Lute) Hoskie of Big Mine Run; a niece, Victoria Nork; aunts, uncles and cousins.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Walukiewicz-Oravitz Fell Funeral Home, 132 S. Jardin St., Shenandoah is in charge of the arrangements. 

Patricia Ann “Patti Ann” Nork Has 11 Condolences Posted:

  1. Tina Hoskie Hicks & Family says:

    I just learned of your tragic loss from my mother today (1/21). Dear Cousin Patsey, your Aunt Mary , Cousins Annette, Francine & myself — our hearts ache deeply for you, your husband, your sons and Patti’s little Kaitlyn. We also know how deeply this has affected your dear mother Catherine and all your siblings. As you know, we too are still suffering under the weight of losing our brother Steve and father Michael Hoskie several weeks ago. It’s always very difficult to lose a family member, but to lose one SO young, SO unexpectedly and SO tragically carries an especially heavy burden for all those who loved her. Patti Ann is now free of her suffering and is resting in the ams of the angels. PLEASE know that you and your family are in our thoughts & prayers. We are sorry that we did know about your loss sooner. If there’s anything we can do for you, please do not hesitate to ask. Love, Your Cousin Tina (

  2. Francis G says:

    I’m sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts & prayers

  3. Susan Layton says:

    Sorry for your loss you are all in my thoughts & prayers.

  4. Ed Arnold says:

    My heart and prayers go out to Patti’s family and friends. God Bless

  5. Rick Letarte says:

    Frank, Jr. and Family,

    My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Please accept my heartfelt condolences for your loss of Patti Ann.

    Rick Letarte

  6. Robert C. Rainis says:

    I’m very sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts & prayers.

  7. Susan (Phelan) Whalen says:

    My deepest sympathy for your entire family. May you find comfort in your memories, as I will in mine. Life takes all on different paths at times, but every once in awhile they cross again. Patty and I had that opportunity to reconnect and I will always be grateful we did. She will be deeply missed by many.

  8. Rich Stevens says:

    To the Nork Family,

    My family and I would like to express our sincere condolonces to Patti Ann’s daughter, parents and family. I have many good memories of Patti Ann and her brothers growing up in the patch and playing with me and my brothers and sister along with the other kids of the patch. May you Rest In Peace Patti Ann.

    Rich Stevens and Family

  9. Paul & Barb Bernotas says:

    So very sorry for your loss.
    She’s in the arms of the angels.
    Love + hugs,

  10. Kelly (Rusin) Achenbach says:

    Dear Pat and family,
    I cannot begin to imagine the heartache and pain you are going through. Just know that you are in the thoughts, hearts, and prayers of many today and the days to follow. May time, prayer, and wonderful memories help ease the shock, heartache, and trauma that seem to consume you at this time.
    You are in certainly in my thoughts and prayers.

  11. Terri Davidson says:

    I send my deepest sympathy to Patty’s daughter, Katilyn and her family. My heart goes out to all of you. She will be greatly missed but always remembered! You are all in my prayers. In our thoughts, Terri and family