Posted on: 06.18.2018 at 12:10 p.m.
Lorene Delight Brown McGirt, 94, died Thursday, June 14, 2018 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center. She was the daughter of the late William D. Brown and Cornie Ruth Hammonds Brown and was preceded in death by her husband, William Hubbard McGirt in 2004; and a sister, Irene Brown Tessari.
She was a lifelong member of Westminster Presbyterian Church and worked with Dr. Ron Whitson as a Dental Hygienist for more than 30 years.
Visitation will be held from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, June 19 at McKenzie Mortuary. Final rites will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 20 at Westminster Presbyterian Church with Rev. Mark Fisher officiating. Burial will be in Whiteville Memorial Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Dean Stump, Sam Cartrette, Jim Hill, Mike Hyatt, Bill Powell and Roy Thompson.
Survivors include her nieces, Freida B. Stump of Whiteville and Rhonda Best of Shallotte; brother-in-law, Dino A. Tessari of Johnstown, Pa.; nephews, Ronald Tessari, Mike Anthony Tessari and Dino Tessari, all of Johnstown, Pa.; one niece, Sharon Sheehan of Boston, Mass.; eight great nieces and nephews; 20 great-great- nieces and nephews; and four great-great-great nieces and nephews.