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“To the Allain Family - My deepest sympathies on the loss of your Mom. May the love she gave all her life be the comfort that holds you all tight...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Debby Moretto - Allenstown, NH

“To both Mary and Sandra, my deep sympathy on the passing of your mother. You both were so nice to work with at Tufts. Sincerely, Greta ”
2 of 17 | Posted by: Greta Aucoin - Rock Hill, SC

“I am so very sorry for your loss. ”
3 of 17 | Posted by: Carol Golden - Westborough, MA

“Charlene, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Lorraine. Growing up in the neighborhood we all became one big family. I will never forget all the...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Deborah Bolio - St. Petersburg, FL

“Karen & Family, we are so very sorry for your loss and your family is in our thoughts and prayers. ”
5 of 17 | Posted by: Shirley & Mike Smith - Ayer, MA

“Sandra Christine and Mary, I am so sorry for your loss. Your Mom was a great lady, a wonderful neighbor who I have fond memories of. She is in my...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Annmarie Kinnucane DallaCosta - MA

“Sandra, Christine and Mary,My deepest sympathy to all of you. Your Mom was one of the sweetest people in our old neighborhood. My thoughts and...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Laura Murgo (Colantino) - Waltham, MA

“to the entire Ranucci family, so sorry to hear of the passing of Lorraine, may she rest in peace. ”
8 of 17 | Posted by: Larry& Irene Vereker - Billerica, MA

“Christine, Sandra and Mary and family,I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. Our sincerest condolences to all of you. Our thoughts and...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Cheryl Buscemi - Waltham, MA

“My family sends our sincere condolences for your loss. May happy memories of your loved one and the words of Isaiah 57:15 provide you with much...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Green

“So Sorry for your loss ,Thinking of you and family at this sad time ...My thoughts and prayers go out to the whole family... May the Lord Bless you...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: leigh a miller - Waltham, MA

“My most favorite moments with my aunt Lorraine, taking her to bingo every Sunday and the excitement on her face when she won! And she always raised...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Maebeth Bradley - Southborough, MA

“We are so very sorry for your loss and your family is in our thoughts and prayers. ”
13 of 17 | Posted by: Julie and Chris Jayne - Merrimac, MA

“Dear family,I am so sorry for Lorraine's passing. May she be lifted up to the angels and her grace find you solace and peace,Love Karen Fouche ”
14 of 17 | Posted by: Karen Fouche - North Chelmsford, MA

“Sandra, Christine, Mary, and Family My Heart Aches for You! Sorry for Your Great Loss!Lorraine May You Rest In Prace, I will never forget Our Days of...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Carol Chaisson - waltham, MA

“All I can say when you had Lorraine as a friend you had the best, enjoy your new home in glory you deserve it. It will not be the same here without...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Pierre

“Sandra, Christine and Mary,I am so sorry for your loss. I hope your memories help you through the sadness. Love you guys! ”
17 of 17 | Posted by: Jill Wooldridge - Rutland, MA


Waltham – Lorraine F. (Ranucci) Allain died on Monday, October 9, 2017 in Maristhill Nursing Center of Waltham. She was 68.

Lorraine was born in Boston on April 5, 1949, a daughter of the late Anthony and Margaret (Connearney) Ranucci. She was raised and educated in Waltham and was a 1967 graduate of Waltham High School. For many years she worked as a certified nursing assistant. In her spare time she enjoyed spending time with her family, traveling and ceramics.

She was the beloved mother of Sandra Haché (Thomas) of Hudson, Christine Donovan (Matthew) of Waltham and Mary Allain (Brian Silva) of Hudson. Grandmother of Julia and Jeremy Haché, Grace Donovan and Matthew Gallagher. Sister of Anthony Ranucci (Anne Marie) of Waltham, Richard Ranucci of North Chelmsford, Patricia Aucoin of Waltham, Jean Butler of Waltham, Charlene Cormier (Frank) of Harvard, Margaret Pittorino (late Joseph) of Concord, Karen Maines (Stephen) of Mashpee and Pamela Roche (Richard) of Acton and the late Mary Frigault, Joseph Ranucci and William Ranucci. Sister-in-law of Catherine Ranucci and Deborah Ranucci. Longtime-companion of Jerry Bonadio of Leominster. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will honor and remember Lorraine's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), Waltham on Friday, October 13th from 4 to 8 p.m. and again at 9 a.m. on Saturday morning before leaving in procession to St. Charles Borromeo Church, 51 Hall St., Waltham where her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Waltham.

Memorials in her name may be made to Good Shepherd Hospice, 90 Wells Ave., Newton, MA 02459.