Elizabeth Gorman

Obituary of Elizabeth E Gorman

Elizabeth E. Gorman

September 9, 1926 – August 31, 2019

Elizabeth E. Gorman, 92, passed away on August 31, 2019 in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. She was born on September 9, 1926 in Jacksonville, Texas to Robert and Leona McBride.  

Elizabeth retired as Controller of Printing Industries of St. Louis in 1988. She was active in her church – she was a Stephen Minister. In St. Louis, MO, she was treasurer for Timothy Lutheran Church. She served on the Social Ministry Committee and led Women’s Bible Study at Timothy and at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Whitefish Bay, WI. At the time of her death she was a member in good standing of Mount Olive Lutheran Church in Lake Havasu City, Arizona.

She served her peers as a tax consultant with AARP/IRS free tax service for 30 years. She served on many committees for her church, her children’s schools, for the City of St. Louis and for the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod.

Elizabeth was preceded in death by her husband; Walter Gorman, daughter; Judith D. Gorman, step-daughter; Carole Merkel and step-son; James D. Gorman, granddaughters; Kenyatta Houston and Nneka Hawkins, sister; Ruby Pullen and brother; Robert McBride.

She is survived by her daughter; Mary Elizabeth Hawkins, son-in-law; Earl T. Hawkins, granddaughter; Nicole M. Merkel, great grandsons; Tavion S. Houston and Nathan A. Hawkins-Henry, sisters; Patricia and Nona Curtis, nieces, nephews and cousins; Bobby McBride, Emma and Ken Brown, Faye and Joe Bragado and Linda Gorman.

A Memorial service will be held October 19, 2019 at Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Lake Havasu City, Arizona.

Donations can be made in Elizabeth’s name to Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Lake Havasu City, Arizona, Timothy Lutheran Church, St. Louis or Our Savior Lutheran Church, Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin.

Services were entrusted to the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home. Thoughts and condolences can be sent to the family at www.lietz-frazefuneralhome.com. To send a free card go to www.sendoutcards.com/lietzfraze.

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