In loving memory of

Lorraine G. Finelli
October 26, 1956 - April 6, 2020

Lorraine "Gracie" G. Finelli, DO, 63 of Ambler, died Monday, April 6, 2020, at home surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Philadelphia, PA, she is the daughter of Dorothy (nee Osinski) and the late Henry Gable.

She was a graduate of Cardinal Dougherty High School Class of 1974, received her Bachelor's Degree from Immaculata University in 1978, and completed her Doctorate at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1982. She completed her dermatology residency at the Cleveland Clinic in 1985. As a dermatologist, she operated a private practice in Willow Grove for 30 years and was adored by her staff and patients.

She had a special zest for life, a kind and gentle spirit and always knew how to pay it forward. Her favorite activities were reading books to her grandson, taking long walks with friends and being surrounded by her friends and family, especially her children.

She is survived by her husband of 36 years Daniel M. Finelli, DO, JD. She is the beloved mother of Nicole Laslett and her husband David Laslett of Philadelphia and Benjamin Finelli of Philadelphia. She is the cherished grandmother of Bryceson Daniel Laslett and Reese Lorraine Laslett. She is also survived by her sister Joan Gable and brother-in-law Dominic Diodata. She is predeceased by her brother Eric Gable.

Donations in memory of Lorraine to the Immaculata University, Science Pavillion Centennial Campaign c/o Institutional Advancement 1145 King Road Immaculata, PA 19345 are appreciated by the family. https://www.immaculata.edu/

Relatives and friends are invited to Lorraine's Memorial Mass at St. Alphonsus Church, 33 Conwell Dr. Drive Maple Glen, on Friday, April 16, 2021 at 11:00 AM. Family will be greeting attendees after Mass.

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Tributes

Mary Teodoro wrote on Apr 16, 2021:

"My sincere condolences to Dorothy Gable and her family on the loss of Lorrie. I never met Lorrie but heard about her and her siblings from her Mom. Rest In Peace Lorrie."

Rev. Glenn F. Bosworth wrote on Apr 9, 2021:

"Dear Dan and all of Dr. Finelli's family and friends, Lorrie Loved people, she poured her heart into the well-being of her patients which I was blessed to be one of. May our Lord Jesus comfort you as you mourn, may He show you His love through this loss, and may her heart for others become yours as well."

Christine wrote on Dec 19, 2020:

"Just heard of Dr Finelli?s passing. Sending my love to her family. Thank you Dr Finelli for treating my family for many years. You were a wonderful doctor and person. "

Lois Scott wrote on Sep 28, 2020:

"I just found out today September 28th that Dr. Finelli passed away. words can not express the sadness that I feel. She was an awesome Physician. Lois Scott"

marianne ham wrote on Jul 2, 2020:

"Marianne Ham on July 2, 2020 I just heard about Dr. Finelli's passing. I was a patient of hers for many years and like so many of the other tributes I found her to be friendly, attentive and efficient. My husband had Alzheimer's and he was also a patient and she was so kind to me when he went into a long term care facility and then passed. I remember her children's art work on her office wall ....it always made me smile when I saw it. My condolences to her family."

Jo Ann Jablon wrote on Jun 26, 2020:

"I am so, so sad to learn this terrible news. Dr. Finelli treated me for years, always with compassion, efficiency and confidence. I trusted her and she always knew how to help. She will be terribly missed. My deepest sympathies to her family, friends, staff and fellow patients. I am grateful to have known her. Sincerely, Jo Ann Jablon"

Cassandra Benedetto wrote on Jun 22, 2020:

"Dan and family, Ernie and I only heard about this today. Our deepest sympathy to your family. Lorrie was a beautiful and wonderful woman who will be missed. Please be assured of our thoughts and prayers. Cass and Ernie Benedetto"

Carmella Donaghy wrote on Jun 16, 2020:

"Addendum to previous posted tribute: Dr. Lorrie had a great staff at the office in Willow Grove, Pa. She always treated them as if they were her own family. We miss you Dr. Lorrie Sincerely, Carmella Donaghy"

carmella donaghy wrote on Jun 16, 2020:

"We found out yesterday....6/15/2020, of the death of Dr. Lorrie. Very saddened by the news. Dr. Lorrie was a very caring, and loving doctor to all her patients. She cared deeply on helping everyone. We have been long time patients of her. And will miss her kindness. She was not just a doctor to us but also a friend. And we always honered her on Doctors' day of Abington Memorial Hospital. Our prayers are with her loving family at this time of need. Sincerely, Carmella and Rich Donaghy Southampton, Pa. 6/16/2020"

Anita Bluestein wrote on Jun 12, 2020:

"I was so saddened to hear of Lorries passing . She was the best. We always exchanged information about our kids and I know how proud she was of them and how she adored babysitting her grandson. May the wonderful memories you have of Lorrie sustain you through these difficult times.... She was so special , so passionate about her work, so caring and undoubtedly , a loving Mom and Wife."

Leigh Cochrane wrote on May 27, 2020:

"Dan, I was very saddened to hear of Lorries passing. Even though we weren?t in Naples at the same time very often, I always looked forward to seeing her beautiful smiling face, and our chats on the stairs and in the condo. She was always cheerful, kind, a bundle of energy. She always took the time to find out how I was doing including my health. I always looked forward to when our paths crossed. I send you and your family my sincerest sympathy for the loss of your wonderful, beautiful, and inspiring wife, Lorrie. With prayers, Leigh Cochrane "

DONNA wrote on May 17, 2020:

"I am so very saddened to hear of the passing of Dr Finelli.. I was one of the pharmaceutical reps who called on her for the past 25 years. She was always a pleasure to see, always smiling and always called me "tuts" . I always enjoyed going to the office to see her and her wonderful staff. You will be truly missed."

Gillian Mayer wrote on Apr 30, 2020:

"Dear Family of Dr. Finelli, We were very sorry to hear that our best ever Dermatologist has left our earth for a heavenly life. She was a unique and lovely lady and she kept us safe from all the bad things that can happen to ones skin. There was something special and joyful about her office and her. God Bless you all as you live on with her outstanding legacy. Affectionately Patrick and Gillian Mayer"

Elizabeth Taglianetti wrote on Apr 29, 2020:

"So very sorry for your loss I will never find another doctor like her she found my melanoma and even called me at work. My last visit we discussed our grandchildren and shared pictures, she was kind,witty and compassionate. The world will be a little colder without her and I will keep your family in my prayers. "

Susan Baron wrote on Apr 28, 2020:

"Many of my family members had been patients of Dr. Finelli for quite a number of years. We were so sad when she left the practice in October, but had no idea of the reason. She had a heart of gold and always made you feel safe and cared for. Her smile could brighten your darkest day. Our hearts are broken to hear of her passing and we want to extend our sincerest condolences to her family. Love from the Campbell and Baron family. "

Anita Maddonni wrote on Apr 26, 2020:

"I have been a patient since the 80's.I was looking for a dermatologist and her sister Dr. Joan Gable told me to see her. Lorrie's personality lit up the room when she walked in. She was caring and extremely kind. You could tell by the way she treated you that she loved her work. My sincerest condolences to the family. I hope that her loves shines down on you everyday. God Bless. "

Ryan Cosden wrote on Apr 20, 2020:

"She was one of my favorite people up at MGCC, was always a pleasure to be out on the golf course with. RIP Lorrie"

Jean Griffiths wrote on Apr 17, 2020:

"We are heartbroken to hear about Doctor Finelli's passing. She was a kind,talented and funny doctor and person. She treated everyone in our family for all our different needs and everyone thought she liked them the best! We will miss her so much.Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family. Jean and Jeff Griffiths and family"

Barbara Kotzin wrote on Apr 16, 2020:

"Barbara Kotzin I was fortunate to have had an appointment with Dr. Finelli shortly before she closed her office. She was the only dermatologist I ever used, and I appreciated her no-nonsense approach, candor and expertise. She always greeted me with a smile and a "Hiya, Toots". We'd discuss the reason for my visit, and she'd open her magic drawer which was filled with a gazillion tubes of various creams, etc. She'd pick out what she wanted me to have, explain how to mix everything together, and put it all in a plastic baggie. When I asked how much to use, her standard reply was "A little dab'll do ya." We laughed about that Brill Cream ad many times. She was a special person and I was privileged to have known her. She will be sorely missed."

Sandy Pflanz wrote on Apr 16, 2020:

"Oh how Ioved Dr. Finelli! She had such grace and poise...ever knowledgeable. But better than her doctoring skills was her personal touch. I was a patient of hers for 20 years. We grew so close that when she heard I had been laid off from my job, she not only took care of me non-grata but she offered me a job in her office until I found something else. She was a tremendous blessing! How I used to love seeing her face glow when she showed me the newest picture her children had drawn...and lately, how handsome her Bryce was. She's in my prayers as are all of her family. God bless you all! Sandy Pflanz"

Ruth Z Deming wrote on Apr 16, 2020:

"I was shocked to learn Dr Finelli had passed away. She was a no-nonsense woman who answered every question I had about the bumps that appeared on my skin. I'll always remember the great advice she gave me. RIP great lady!!!"

Warren Swain wrote on Apr 14, 2020:

"God bless Dr finely and her family. As a patient of her since 1996 she always was friendly and professional. I always remember talking with about her an my family and especially loved her daughters art work in hr office. "

Warren Swain wrote on Apr 14, 2020:

"I have been a devoted patient of Dr Finelli since 1996. She was all you could want from a caring and wonderful Doctor. She will always be in my heart. May God bless her and her family. I always loved her daughters art work in her office. "

Susan Bentz wrote on Apr 14, 2020:

"I was a patient of Dr. Finelli for many years. I am saddened by her passing, and send deepest sympathies to her entire family. She was one-of-a-kind when it came to caring and kindness. I grieve with you. God bless! "

The Browns wrote on Apr 14, 2020:

"Our sincere condolences on the loss of Lorrie. She was such a wonderful person, mother, wife and Grandmother. She will be sorely missed!. I will always remember her coming off the Mannies' tram and greeting her friends with the ever present smile of her's, always asking how are you toots:)? RIP Lorrie. We love you and we will miss you dearly. God has a new Angel in his circle and she will be forever looking down on us. God Bless!"

Brian F. wrote on Apr 13, 2020:

"Years ago, I was referred to Dr. Finelli by a college classmate and longtime friend of hers. My initial impression was that Dr. Finelli was caring, thorough and highly competent (and a really stylish dresser). She didn't disappoint! During one long stretch (7 years), I had no health insurance after leaving my full time job to become the primary caregiver for my mom. I wasn't sure if I could afford to continue to get my necessary annual checkups (and more) during this difficult time. Dr. Finelli assured me it was not an issue and simply charged me the same copay amount as if I still had my health insurance. This was a significant reduction to the actual bill and clearly a financial loss for her practice. Her kind gesture speaks volumes about her character and generosity. And by the way, she ALWAYS inquired about my mom's health and wellbeing and offered sincere sympathy when my mom died. I am forever grateful! Dr. Finelli's death is a loss for so many: her loving family, her loyal staff, her dear friends and her many grateful patients. She will be missed."

Susan Budman wrote on Apr 13, 2020:

"I was a patient of Dr Finelli. She was professional and a very good doctor. I?m so sorry for your loss. She will be missed. "

Mary Daly wrote on Apr 13, 2020:

"Dennis and I are deeply saddened by the death of your beloved Lorrie. She was sweet and kind, and I always enjoyed catcing up with her as we walked to our cars from mass. We could cover lots of family news together. We grieve with you. May the angels lead her into paradise. May she rest in peace. with our love and prayers. Mary Daly"

Kathy Schlesinger wrote on Apr 13, 2020:

"Please know Bob, Michael, Andrew, and I are thinking of our dear friend and role model Lorrie, and wish we could just wrap our arms around you. Have faith, stay strong. Love you forever, Kathy Schlesinger"

Terry kathrins wrote on Apr 13, 2020:

"We were devastated to hear of dr. Finelli?s passing. She was always so patient and very informatable We took our son to her when he was 15. He had horrible acne and no self confidence. She told him she?d have him looking like new. And she was right!! By the end of the 5 month treatment he was as good as new with plenty of self confidence!!! She will be truly missed? John & Terry Kathrins "

Bonnie Ritterman wrote on Apr 13, 2020:

"Dr Finelli was always so caring to me as a patient. Always asking about my family. She was fun and easy to talk to. She will be missed by so many many people. Bonnie Ritterman"

Dave Danyluk wrote on Apr 13, 2020:

"Very sorry to hear and my sincere condolences to the entire family. My family and I went to her for many many years. We would discuss kids and family and I kept going to her even when my health insurance was not covered by her practice anymore. She worked with me on payment and patiently answered my many questions for my daughter who followed her into the Dr. profession. I wish I had the chance to formally say my goodbyes to her. Dave Danyluk..."

Jim and Peggy McHugh wrote on Apr 13, 2020:

"Our sincere condolences to the Finelli and Gable families. Lori was a wonderful role model and great influence on our daughter, Jennifer, who worked for her while she was in college and our son, Jim, who worked for her during his high school years. She was so kind, generous and down-to-earth. May she Rest In Peace. Jim & Peggy McHugh"

Tom grey wrote on Apr 13, 2020:

"Tom Grey My sincere condolences to the entire family of Dr. Lorraine Finelli. She was a fantastic doctor with a great human side. Regardless of time between appointments, she always asked about my son who she treated years ago. What a great lady. Deepest regrets."

Pam Pfister wrote on Apr 13, 2020:

"Dr Finelli was my doctor at one time and she was always kind and gentle. I am so sorry "

Carol Shaw wrote on Apr 13, 2020:

"Carol and Joe Shaw We were patients of Dr. Finelli for about 25 years and felt we received excellent care. She was so pleasant and kind in dealing with her patients and with her staff. We loved her children's artwork, too. She will be greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this difficult time."

Mary McCollum wrote on Apr 13, 2020:

"Our family have been patients of Dr. Finelli's for years. I loved her energy, her zest for life, the pride she had for her family, and her down to earth approach. We shared a love of Florida and our families. Our love goes out to those she cherished. May the memories you share carry you through this most difficult time. Godspeed Toots! "

Linda-Jean Schneider wrote on Apr 13, 2020:

"My husband and I send our condolences to Dr. Finelli's family, as this must be the most difficult of times. I had been her patient for many years, and she guided me through a variety of dermatology issues. She was always patient, kind, and attentive to my needs. I was saddened when she closed her practice and I heard that she was ill. She has been in our prayers since then. I was so glad to have known her. May she rest in well-deserved peace. "

Bridget Kelley wrote on Apr 13, 2020:

"To Dr. Finelli?s family, I am so saddened to hear about the loss of an amazing woman and doctor. Dr. Finelli was my trusted Dermatologist since I could remember and would bend over backwards to help me. I will always remember the kindness she showed me. I will never have another doctor/patient relationship like hers. She was truly one of a kind. My sincere condolences on your loss and I am praying for your family during this difficult time. "

Ellen Barenbaum wrote on Apr 13, 2020:

"To the Family, My sincere condolences on your loss. I was a patient of Dr. Finelli?s for many years. She was a wonderful doctor and could always quickly figure out a solution to my issue. May pleasant memories sustain you,"

Peter Anninos wrote on Apr 13, 2020:

"To the Family, I'm so saddened to just find out about Dr. Finelli. I was her patient for many years. She was a caring, strong, compassionate, accomplished women. I will really miss her. After the practice closed abruptly, I felt something was wrong. I will pray for her and your family. I know God will take care of her the way she took care of all her patients. She will be greatly missed. God's speed to all of you. Love Peter Anninos "

Dennis Guest, DO wrote on Apr 13, 2020:

"SO sorry to hear of your loss. The Finelli and Gable families are in our prayers. "

Jennifer McHugh Barker wrote on Apr 13, 2020:

"I am so sorry for your loss. I worked for Lori for a short time many years ago when I was in college and she was just getting her office started. She had two beautiful children that I would also occasionally babysit for. Lori was so generous and kind. One of my favorite memories was her sitting on the floor of her office, waiting for the next patient (it was truly the very early years), giving me advice while I manned the desk and did the filing. I also got to witness her interactions with the patients and the kindness she showed to them. Thank you, Lori, for those years of mentorship and positive influence. May the sounds of the faithful departed rest in peace, Amen. Jennifer McHugh, MD"

Dave Rhoads wrote on Apr 13, 2020:

"Ben, Nicole and Dan. I am heartbroken to hear this news. It has been many years, but all the great memories we had together are clear as day. Dr. Finelli was such a strong a caring person and I am blessed to have been a part of her and your lives. I will be having Christmas Eve morning pancakes in her honor for the rest of my life and will be thinking of you all each time. That is a promise. Hugs and love to you all. - Dave "

Mary Gilligan wrote on Apr 12, 2020:

"Dr. Finelli was a good dermatologist. She detected my melanoma. Also had good followups. My condolences to her family. May she rest in peace. Mary Gilligan "

Joe Connolly wrote on Apr 12, 2020:

"I saw Dr finelli for approx. 12 years and in that time I grew to love her as a great and knowledgeable Dr and also a good friend who always gave you that extra 5 minutes to tell her how you were doing in life and share her own experiences with you as well. She always made you feel like you were important to her, and I will never forget her, my friend. god's blessing to all her family. Joe Connolly"

Gwen Harpel wrote on Apr 12, 2020:

"So sorry to hear this news. A wonderful doctor and person. My visits usually ended with her saying something along the lines of OK, Toots, see ya next year. I?m sure going to miss that! Condolences to the Finelli and Gable families. "

Maria Finelli wrote on Apr 12, 2020:

"My sincere condolences to Dan, Nicole and Ben on the loss of your beloved wife and mother. Maria Finelli, Toronto"

Lorraine pieretti tumolo wrote on Apr 12, 2020:

"Sincere condolences to all the family and friends of "Gracie". Lorraine Pieretti- Tumolo"

Kevin McGlinchey wrote on Apr 12, 2020:

" My family backed the Macs when Lorrie graced the team. She was such a fun player to root for and off the court she was even better, so sweet and friendly. My condolences to all who knew and loved her. "

Elizabeth Rufo wrote on Apr 12, 2020:

"Dr. finelli took such good care of my husband Raymond when he was suffering from kidney disease, and she helped me to care for him, too. What a gift she was to us again and again. I have prayed for her every day. may she know the fullness of life in Christ! Elizabeth Rufo"

Barbara Serrill wrote on Apr 12, 2020:

"Lori was a burst off sunshine. We knew her as patients as well as through GA. She so loved her family and was so proud of them. Her grace, smile and genuine concern for all were a treasure to be cherished. We will dearly miss her radiant spirit. We send love e and blessings to her children and family."

Barbara Cunningham wrote on Apr 12, 2020:

"My mother and I were patients of Dr Finelli's for over 20 years. I am so sad to hear of her passing. I was so worried when I received the letter she abruptly closed her office. She always had a smile and warm welcome as she entered the exam room. Wish I had known she too was a CD graduate. The world is now missing a wonderful Doctor and all around good person too soon. I offer my deepest sympathy to the family she loved so dearly; her friends and her nice office staff."

Craig Garretson wrote on Apr 12, 2020:

"I was saddened to learn of Dr. Finelli?s passing. She treated a variety of my skin conditions for over 15 years. We developed a common bond as our children attended Germantown Academy, our daughter?s gave birth around the same time and we both loved the game of golf. Dr. Finelli was the consummate professional, but always found time to ask me about my family. I?m sure she touched many of her clients in the same way. She will be missed. Our sympathy is extended to her entire family. Craig and Gina Garretson"

Ellen Kraftsow-Kogan wrote on Apr 12, 2020:

"My condolences to Dr. Finelli?s family. She was my dermatologist for a few years and always was compassionate. May her life be for a blessing."

Denise Buchanan wrote on Apr 11, 2020:

"I am so shocked and saddened by this news. She was the only dermatologist I ever went to and I adored her. She was so real, so gentle, so professional. She always glowingly talked about her children and still had their childhood art in her office. She was thrilled about her grandson. I'm thinking not only of her family but the wonderful staff she had. Fondly, Denise Buchanan"

Maria wrote on Apr 11, 2020:

"I knew Lori most of my life. She was the most wonderful, amazing and fun loving person. She was such a great friend to my sister, with whom she went from Kindergarten to grade 12. They may have gone their separate ways for college but retained their friendship. She was so good to my family and Vicki. She was always there for Vicki since 2014 and all the way to the end of Vicki?s life. Little did we know that Lori was also not well. To her entire family I wish you peace and love at this difficult time. Maria Fella Cain. "

Betsy McNally wrote on Apr 11, 2020:

"I am so very sad to hear of my old teammate's passing. I played b-ball with Lorie all through high school. There are people who you have shared experiences with that will remain in your soul forever. My memories are of only laughter, friendship, honesty, competition and the common bond of complaining about staying late to shoot foul shots. It was always a contest between us on who would have to stay longer. Our 4 years together were magical. I am heartened to know that the teenager I always knew would shine a bright light on this world did just that. My prayers and sincere condolences to your family during this most difficult time. R.I.P. Lori ? "

Cindy Fisher wrote on Apr 11, 2020:

"I was a patient of Dr. Finelli's for the past 12 years. I was always so impressed with her as a doctor; her knowledge, her professionalism, and most of all her compassion. I used to love looking at all of her children's artwork from years gone by that Dr. Finelli had framed and hung in all of her exam rooms. You could feel what a proud Mom she was. I truly miss her and I will always remember her."

Sr. Maureen McDermott aka Margie wrote on Apr 11, 2020:

"I am so very sorry for your loss. I was an Immaculata classmate today f Lori?s and remember her joy and the tenacity with which she played basketball. May Lori rest with the angels and saints. Sister Maureen McDermott, IHM"

Denise wrote on Apr 11, 2020:

"I was a patient as were boys. She was great. So sorry for this great lossn"

Carolyn Freligh wrote on Apr 11, 2020:

"Dr. Finelli I am so sorry for your loss. She was a wonderful person. We will keep you and your family in our prayers. She?s up in heaven with Betty Cleighton just laughing like they we all did when she at the club. "

Mat & Ellen Yoesron wrote on Apr 11, 2020:

"Dr. Finelli was one of my favorite doctors. She understood that a woman didn't want blotches on her body and not barnacles as she referred to them, then we would share a laugh. She was always kind and painless and always had time. I recently found out she had closed her practice and I was in despair as to who I could trust. My sympathies to her husband and family. My husband Mat and I just got a phone call from the Country Club that she had passed. It's a big family so news travels along. God Bless her and may she know she was loved and appreciated. Sorry this is happening during this pandemic. ? Mat & Ellen Yoesron"

Elaine lawson wrote on Apr 11, 2020:

"I am so upset.my words cannot express how I feel.i was a patient for years and we became friends. I will miss her deeply Elaine lawson"

laurs stilinovich-gow wrote on Apr 11, 2020:

"She was a great lady, I worked with her when she had a space with Dr Kress, then years latrer my husband saw her. She was always so nice."

Darlene wrote on Apr 11, 2020:

"She was s wonderful doctor. My daughter and I loved her. Deepest sympathy "

Donna Sciubba wrote on Apr 11, 2020:

"I have no words to say how sad I am to hear of Dr. Finelli?s passing. I have been a patient of hers for probably 20 years. After my first melanoma, she told me her and I ?would be best friends.? Not the best friend I wanted, but the ?best friend? I needed. She was always so on top of everything. Another two melanomas and she always made me feel at ease. I always loved coming to hear about her family and her golf game. She never made you feel rushed and always made you feel like her only patient. I always joked with her telling her she wasn?t allowed to retire. I am so sad that I didn?t get to see her before she closed her practice. Dr. Finelli was a true gem! My heart goes out to her family and staff who were also so kind. I am praying for all of you during this time. Rest In Peace Dr. Finelli. ????"

Dawn hoeger wrote on Apr 11, 2020:

"Was a wonderful doctor and woman. Took care of my whole family . Fellow CD alumni. Rest In Peace . Prayers to her family . Loved seeing her office decorated with her children?s pictures and drawings. "

Bernie Seinberg wrote on Apr 11, 2020:

"A patient for 20 years, I found Dr. Lorrie to be friendly, caring, and compasssiate. A thorough and competent practitioner who cared about her patients. I know she will be missed by all who knew her. My deepest sympathy to her family."

Jody wrote on Apr 11, 2020:

"I was a patient of hers and she was nothing but compassionate and thorough. I was sad when she closed her practice and even sadder hearing this news. She was so proud of her family as she spoke about them at every visit I had with her. Condolences to her entire family."

Beth Richino wrote on Apr 11, 2020:

"I am so sorry to hear of Dr. Finellis passing. She was a warm and compassionate person. She was a very kind soul. When I had my first appointment with her , I felt like I knew her all my life. Sending prayers to her family. God has another sweet angel. "

Pattie Matt wrote on Apr 11, 2020:

"I was a patient for many years. Loved her as she was a gentle down to earth woman. My sincere condolences to the family."

Denise wrote on Apr 11, 2020:

"I was a patient as were boys. She was great. So sorry for this great lossn"

Suzanne Patterson wrote on Apr 11, 2020:

"Dr. Finnelli was a wonderful physician. She cared for my family with compassion and skill from the time my now- grown children were little. We're praying for all who loved her, that God will comfort you as you mourn for this kind lady. "

Charlie McKee wrote on Apr 11, 2020:

"Charlie McKee Condolences to Dan , Nicole & Ben on passing of their Dear Lorrie. Lorrie was life personified. She had a contagious smile & always bright. She was one of my wife, Barbara's best & favorite players at CD. Barb was so happy that Lorrie could continue her education & Basketball career at Immaculata. She was always patient & caring with her patients . She will be sorely missed by all who knew & loved her. Rest in Peace Lorrie until we meet again"

Bruce Shanzer wrote on Apr 11, 2020:

"I am sorry that you have lost a warm and wonderful person like Dr Finelli. I feel that those of us that knew her have also lost. I visited her office for many years back to when the art on the walls was much more recent. I will miss the compassionate way she treated me and my "barnacles." Rest in Peace."

Marianne Palo wrote on Apr 11, 2020:

"I am so sad to hear of Dr. Finelli?s passing. She was a great doctor. She was very caring and always listened and made me feel comfortable. I always love the framed artwork of her children. She was so proud of them. She will be missed. Prayers to her family and friends.?? "

Beth Klenk wrote on Apr 11, 2020:

"It hurt our hearts to hear of Dr, Fiinelli?s passing. We were patients of hers for many years. She was always caring and always took an extra minute to chat. I always loved the pictures her children drew when they were young decorating the walls. She was also a customer of ours, so we got to see her outside of the office. RIP, you will be missed by many. "

Jean Mellina (Marrazzi) wrote on Apr 11, 2020:

"I got to know Dr Finelli through Dr.Joan Gable and Dr, Stoller.. She was a compassionate and caring doctor..God bless and comfort her family as only He can."

Marguerite Sexton wrote on Apr 11, 2020:

"Today I posted Dr. Finelli's obit on my FB page and wrote this: This obit just makes me weep today. Dr. Finelli was my dermatologist for many years. She exuded compassion and empathy. She was the consummate personal. About 6 months ago her office called and said the practice was closing as of that very day. I knew it was something serious but prayed it would be manageable. Clearly It was not. Godspeed to you, known only to me as Dr. Finelli. Embrace with your sweet tendencies the many souls who are joining you these days on the other side as you comforted me when Ron left so suddenly."

Scot Fisher wrote on Apr 11, 2020:

"I was shocked and saddened to learn of your passing Lori. Dan was part of our anatomy section (F's) and you were one section over. I will always remember your sense of humor, selflessness, and smarts. A so called triple threat. You'll be terribly missed. My condolences to Dan and your kids, Joan, and the rest of your family."

Bill and Carol Risko wrote on Apr 11, 2020:

"Our family were not only patients of Dr. Finelli but thought of her as a dear friend. She was very attentive and helpful through some difficult health issues for us. She is a great loss to all. Bill and Carol Risko"

Barbara Rhydderch wrote on Apr 11, 2020:

"Lorrie was my dermatologist for 20 years. She was a wonderful, warm, capable doctor. Due to recurring skin cancers I saw her multiple times each year so I really feel that I got to know her on a personal level and she in turn related to me in the same way. My husband and daughter were also her patients. We are so sorry to hear of her untimely passing. The world has lost a great person. Prayers go out to her family. She will be missed by so many."

Cathy Baranich wrote on Apr 11, 2020:

"We are so saddened to hear of Lori's passing. We have been patients of hers for 20 years and miss her. She was a wonderful, caring human being and doctor. When we had an appointment with Dr. Lori, we felt like we were visiting with a friend. Our sincere condolences to Lori's family. Cathy and John Baranich"

Kevin Fries wrote on Apr 11, 2020:

"Great doctor,she cleared up a skin condition on my hand,that no one else could.I didn?t know till just now we went to high school together.Great lady,I will keep her in my prayers Kevin Fries"

Debbie DeKalb wrote on Apr 11, 2020:

"I am stunned and saddened to read of the passing of this kind and gentle soul. She was a joy to know, a wonderful and kind, reassuring soul, who always helped lift my spirits. May the grace of God surround her family and may every memory bring peace. I will miss her and her effervescent smile. Debbie DeKalb"

S. Kathleen White wrote on Apr 11, 2020:

"My sincere condolences to Dan upon the passing of your wonderful Gracie. You and the family are in my prayers. S. Kathleen White"

Janet Paull wrote on Apr 11, 2020:

"I was referred to Lorrie(by her sister)many years ago when my husband was recovering from a very serious accident. She was so kind and immediately diagnosed his problem And made his recovery much more comfortable. My prayers for her families strength at this difficult time. Janet Paull "

C. OBrien wrote on Apr 10, 2020:

"Dr. Finnelli, I am a complex skin cancer patient. I thank you for your thorough exams, and calling me at home at night to share some bad news. I appreciate your direct professional approach, with human kindness. I was so confident in your care. I loved the kids art work. You will be greatly missed! "

Lorre Nolen wrote on Apr 10, 2020:

"My condolences to the family. We went to St. Joes and then CD. We played on the basketball team together. Her smile is the same. Great role model and person. She can now talk hoops with our coach from CD Barb. Lorre Nolen "

Mary and Christopher Meister wrote on Apr 10, 2020:

"Our sincere condolences to Lori's husband and daughter....Dr. Finelli will be missed by so many patients like us and all those who knew her. We are very sorry for your loss."

Anne Walsh CD'72 wrote on Apr 10, 2020:

"My sincere condolences on the Death of Lorrie (as I knew her at CD). I was a '72 Graduate. We were on the Basketball Team & in Summer Leagues together. What a wonderful person. I am deeply sorry to of learned this. RIP Lorrie. God Bless your family.??"

Kathy Clark kelley wrote on Apr 10, 2020:

"Lorrie was one of the kindest, true and loyal of friends. She was a tough chick and a role model for women. I loved that her artwork in her office was her kid?s drawings?-that said a lot about her as a proud mother. My family and I will forever miss her. Thank you Lorrie for taking care of us. Our prayers are with her family. "

Cheryl Snoha wrote on Apr 9, 2020:

"Dr. Finelli has treated myself and my children for over 15 years. She was simply the BEST. She was caring and smart and so knowledgeable and just about the best doctor I've ever had contact with. She was always proud of her family and always remembered mine whenever I saw her. Normally taking kids to a doctor is a chore but when they'd ask who we were seeing -- as soon as I said it was Dr. Finelli -- everything was great because they loved her! She will truly be missed and our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this very sad time. "

Laurie Mann wrote on Apr 9, 2020:

"God speed my dear friend. The beautiful memories will sustain us all. You were such a character. All of us that played with you will never forget how you cheered for yourself when you made a foul shot. Free throws may have not been your strong point but I wouldn't put anybody other than you at mid court during a full court press. 9 out of 10 times you read it and stole the ball. As Mary Beth wrote, your oatmeal facials, eating dried fruit before it was even popular, the infamous powder fight in Lourdes, etc. Your smile and presence would light up the room. The world is now a little less bright. "May flights of angels sing thee to thy rest". You are now at peace my special friend"

Mary Beth Guyette wrote on Apr 8, 2020:

"VERY SAD TO HEAR OF "mUmsy" passing as she was known to the basketball team at Immaculata. She always was full of life and had a smile on her face.. I wish a had a photo to share of her trademark facial in college---oatmeal! I guess she was always destined to be that special dermatologist to the patients she took such great care of. Condolences and prayers to all of family and friends. Mary Beth Guyette Class '79"

Elena Antonelli, MD wrote on Apr 8, 2020:

"I am very sorry to hear of Lorrie's death. I remember her well as I attended Immaculata College when she was there. I am a Mighty Macs fan. Condolences to all of her family and friends."

Anne Dobbs wrote on Apr 8, 2020:

"I am very saddened to hear this news. I knew Lori to be a very kind, generous, and upbeat person. I for one, am a better person for having known her. She will be sorely missed. Rest in peace dear one."

Leslie G1 and Frank Skilton wrote on Apr 8, 2020:

"There are no words to express our sadness. Lorrie was a special friend who brightened our lives from the moment we met her. She had so much joy to share, and share it, she did. We know she is up there recruiting folks for a pickup game of golf or basketball..and her laughter is filling heaven. G2 we love you! Love to Nicole, Ben, Dan and the whole family"

Randy Finelli wrote on Apr 8, 2020:

"I was shocked and saddened when I heard the news. Lorrie was married to my cousin. Lorrie was a pleasant, kind and generous woman. I was always welcome at her home. She was always a pleasure to be around. She would often express how much she cared about her staff and her patients, she enjoyed them all. She will be missed by all of us. My deepest sympathies to Nicole and Ben. "

Andrea J. wrote on Apr 7, 2020:

"Dr Finelli was my dermatologist for 10 years. I always loved going to the office to see her because she was just easy to talk to and I always complimented her on her kids artwork on the walls, even though I knew her kids were adults. I am so sad to hear of her passing and may she Rest In Peace. My prayers go out to her family. She will be missed by so many. "

Dr Greg Gelburd wrote on Apr 7, 2020:

"Well Sport, there IS basketball in heaven and you?re on the winning team as always. You taught me how to encourage Lori. When I?m feeling down would you play skme one on one with me and let me drive to the hoop once in a while? My heart really breaks Lori"