Lorraine D. Renaud
1923 ∼ 2017
Lorraine D. Renaud, 93, of Franklin passed away at Cape Cod Hospital on February 8, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late Richard Renaud and daughter of the late Hermas and Eva Duclos. Lorraine worked as an executive secretary at the Publick House in Sturbridge, MA for many years until her retirement. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother and will be dearly missed by all who loved her.
Lorraine lived in Webster, MA graduating from Bartlett High School in 1941. She married Richard in 1945 and they moved to Southbridge, MA until they retired in 1987. After retirement they moved to Marstons Mills, MA where she lived until 1999 when she moved to Franklin. Lorraine was an excellent seamstress. She made clothes for the entire family, including a suit for her husband Richard, and all the clothes her daughters or their dolls could ever need. She liked to knit, she braided a rug, she did embroidery and x-stitch and she refinished furniture that still looks lovely to this day. She liked camping at Peter’s Pond in Sandwich and to vacation. She especially loved going to the beach. She was an avid reader, word game player, card player, loved to try new recipes and loved playing games on her computer. Mostly she loved her family and spending time with them.
Lorraine is survived by 2 children, Jeanne P. George and husband Charles of Brewster, Denise Heath and husband David of Franklin, her sister Irene Rulli of Auburn, her grandson Keith George and wife Shadi, Jennifer Grant and husband Timothy, 5 great grandchildren; Gwendolyn Grant, Shylee George, Keiyan George, Kaveh George, Shayan George and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister Jane Duclos.
A visitation will be held at the Chapman Cole and Gleason Funeral Home, 74 Algonquin Ave. (Rte 151) Mashpee on Wednesday February 15, 2017 from 9:00am to 10:30am. A funeral mass will follow at Christ the King Church, 3 Job’s Fishing Rd. Mashpee at 11:00am. Burial will follow at the Massachusetts National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the American Heart Association.