Lorelei Elise DeGroat

12 November, 199626 January, 2022
Obituary of Lorelei Elise DeGroat
LORELEI ELISE DEGROAT CATAWBA – Lorelei Elise DeGroat, 25 of Catawba passed away on January 26, 2022 at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. She was born on November 12, 1996 in Wake County to Andy and Erica DeGroat. Lorelei had attended Conover School. She fought Bohring-Opitz Syndrome, a rare genetic disease, all her life. Lorelei traveled with her family to Disney World frequently and enjoyed interacting with all the characters. She is preceded in death by her grandparents, Charles and Loretta Krom and Gilbert and Lucille DeGroat; aunt, Barbara DeGroat. Survivors include her parents, Andy and Erica DeGroat; sister, Caitlin Smith and husband Paul; niece, Natalie Smith; numerous other family members. Memorial Service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bohring-Opitz Syndrome Foundation, or 1310 Egypt Road, PO Box 832, Oaks PA 19456. Condolences may be left at The Family would like to thank everyone who has helped with her care in the last 25 years. The DeGroat Family is under the care of Catawba Funeral Home.

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  • Andy DeGroat Father
  • Erica DeGroat Mother
  • Caitlin Smith (Paul) Sister
  • Natalie Smith Niece
  • Numerous other family members.

Past Services

Saturday, 12 February, 2022

Memorial Service