Lorraine Foley

Obituary of Lorraine Foley

Lorraine Foley, 75, of Branford, formally of Baltimore passed away July 21, 2022 at Connecticut Hospice. She was born June 14, 1947 in Baltimore to James and Mildred (Milnor) Foley. Lorraine is survived by her sister Lynne Sharpe (Norman) of Lutherville, Maryland, nephew, Chris Brown (Lucy Vail) of Woodbury, niece Patty Lea (Andy) of Chicago, niece Lisa Sharpe of Baltimore and niece Heather Sharpe of Baltimore along with several great nieces and nephew. She is preceded in death by her parents, sister Patricia F. Brown and a nephew Trevor Brown. Lorraine worked for the United States Government, as a key punch operator, after graduating from high school in Baltimore. The government job was moved to another state, at that time she moved to Connecticut to be with her older sister. After moving to Connecticut, she went to school to become a licensed massage therapist. She worked for several years doing that and then became a para-professional, working with the severely profound, in the New Haven school system for 21 years. Lorraine fought a courageous battle with Multiple Myeloma for the past 11 years. She never gave up trying to save her life and was living independently until a few days before she entered hospice. Through Lorraine's life she enjoyed music. She had a beautiful singing voice! Lorraine loved life, her family, and her friends. Family will receive friends on Thursday, August 4, 2022 from 6 PM until the time of service at 7:30 PM in the Clancy Palumbo Funeral Home (Clancy Funeral Home), 43 Kirkham Ave. East Haven, CT 06512. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to CT Hospice, 100 Double Beach Rd., Branford CT 06405 or Smilow Cancer Hospital, 35 Park Street, New Haven CT 06519 in memory of Lorraine Foley.
Thursday
4
August

Calling Hours

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Thursday, August 4, 2022
Clancy-Palumbo Funeral Home
43 Kirkham Ave.
East Haven , Connecticut, United States
Thursday
4
August

Funeral Service

7:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, August 4, 2022
Clancy-Palumbo Funeral Home
43 Kirkham Ave.
East Haven , Connecticut, United States
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