Walter Lorys died Dec. 17. He was 84.

Mr. Lorys was born April 23, 1928, in Mamaroneck, N.Y. He served in the Air Force during the Korean War. He worked in the railroad industry for nearly 40 years, retiring in 1985. He and his family moved to Portland in 1976.

He is survived by wife Ruth Lorys; seven children, Walter Jr., Stephen, Alison Hynd, James, Ruth Anne Carlile, Patricia Hast and Andrew; nine grandchildren; and sister Helen Lunny.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21, at St. Joseph the Worker Church. Memorial donations can be made to Adventist Hospice, 5835 NE 122nd Suite 135, Portland, OR 97230.