Obituary for Lorraine M. Hartley (Thibodeau)
Millinocket – Lorraine M. Hartley, 81, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at a Bangor hospital. She was born December 22, 1936 in Millinocket, the daughter of Evelyn Thibodeau.
Lorraine was a very family oriented person, and enjoyed having a houseful of friends and family. She was very proud of her children, but her grandchildren were her pride and joy.
Lorraine is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, James W. Hartley, Sr.; three children, Lynn Rush and her husband John, James W. Hartley, Jr. and his wife Holly, all of Millinocket, and Philip Hartley and his wife Ann of Wisconsin Rapids, WI; eight grandchildren; six great grandchildren; a sister, Shirley Walsh and her husband Linwood “Teewee” of Millinocket; and several sisters and brothers in law, nieces, nephews, and cousins. In addition to her mother, Lorraine was predeceased by siblings, Cecile Young, Electa Gallant, Loretta Tapley, and James Thibodeau.
The family would like to offer a special thank you to Lorraine’s caretakers from Community Health and Counseling Services, especially her primary caretaker and friend, Debbie Kranich, for their many kindnesses, courtesies, and loving care extended to Lorraine and the family, and also her lifelong friend, Francis Megno, who faithfully brought communion to her home.
Friends are invited to visit with the family 9-10:45 A.M. Tuesday, March 13 at Christ the Divine Mercy Parish, St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, 19 Colby Street, Millinocket, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 A.M. with the Rev. Bruce Siket, pastor, presider. Spring interment will be at the Millinocket Cemetery. Gifts in memory of Lorraine may be sent to the Katahdin Area Support Group, P.O. Box 374, Millinocket, ME 04462. Arrangements are by Lamson Funeral Home, Millinocket.