Lorraine C. Roy, 1934 - 2016

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Lorraine C. Roy, 81, formerly of 15 Fairlawn Avenue, Lewiston, died peacefully Friday, January 1, 2016, at the Clover Living Center in Auburn, surrounded by her family. Born in Lewiston on August 24, 1934, she was the daughter of Philippe and Emelia Therrien Pratt. Educated in local schools, she was a graduate of St. Dominic High School, Class of ’53. On April 23, 1960, she married Arthur R. Roy. Mr. Roy passed away on February 12, 2000. Prior to her retirement, Lorraine worked for many years in the lunch programs of Holy Family School and Lewiston High School. A member of Holy Family Church, Prince of Peace Parish, and was a member of the Ladies of St. Ann. She enjoyed watching the Boston Red Sox & New England Patriots. She also enjoyed watching golf and traveling to warmer climates with her husband. In more recent years she especially enjoyed the musical performances of Jon Whitmore at Montello Heights and at Clover Manor.  Her favorite song "Always" was frequently performed specially for her. Survivors include three sons; Normand and wife Diane of Lewiston, Raymond and wife Lyse of Lewiston, and Michael and wife Kathy of Auburn, a sister, Marie Ange and husband Donald Roy of Lewiston, seven grandchildren; Jonathan Roy, Jessica and husband Nicholas Adams, Colby Roy, Derrick Roy and wife Kristin, Taylor Roy, Ryan Roy, and Jeremy Roy, two great-grandchildren, Chase and Molly Adams, and several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased by four brothers; Gerald, Roland, Roger, and Bertrand Pratt, and four sisters; Theresa Pratt, Annette Hamann, Rita Galipeau, and Jeannine Ayotte. The family would like to thank Clover Manor and the staff of Dublin Place and Androscoggin Home Health & Hospice Care for their outstanding care of Lorraine over the past year.

Funeral Notice

ROY, Lorraine, 81, of Auburn and formerly of Lewiston, died in Auburn on January 1, 2016. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Tuesday, 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 PM. Services will be Wednesday, 11 AM, Holy Family Church. Interment, St. Peter’s Cemetery. Donations may be made in her memory to Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240. 

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