Lorraine Tancrede

LEWISTON – Lorraine Tancrede, 92, of Lewiston, died on Sunday, April 4, 2021, at D’Youville Pavilion following a short illness.

She was born in Lewiston, Maine on July 24, 1928, the daughter of the late Arseine and Valeda (Pelletier) Lussier and had been a resident of this community all of her life.

She was married to Arthur Tancrede on June 18, 1949; and he died on Sept. 24, 1996.

She had been a homemaker for most of her life.

Lorraine enjoyed family gatherings, including clambakes and apple pie weekends.

She was a member of the Lewiston Senior Citizens, Holy Cross Senior Citizens and a former parishioner of St. Mary’s Church.

She is survived by one son, Normand Tancrede and his wife Lise of Monmouth; three daughters, Claire Wright of Lincoln, R.I., Doris Arsenault and her husband Ray of Lewiston and Jacqueline James and her husband Bob of San Diego, Calif..; 10 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Besides her husband, Arthur, she was predeceased by her son, Gerard Tancrede who died on Nov. 9, 2017; her grandson, Alex Sasseville; and by four brothers; and three sisters.

A memorial service honoring Lorraine’s life will be celebrated on Friday at 11 a.m., at the Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home. Burial will be private at St. Peter’s Cemetery. A memorial gathering will be held on Friday from 9-11 a.m., prior to the service at the Pinette Dillingham & Lynch Funeral Home 305 Alfred A. Plourde Parkway in Lewiston 784-4023. Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at http://www.lynchbrothers.com .

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