Danielson – Lorella R. Holt, 83, of Westcott Rd., died Wednesday, October 22, 2014 in Regency Heights. Born in Dayville, she was the daughter of the late Sidney and Loretta (Derosier) Nichols.
Mrs. Holt worked on the cleaning staff for Day Kimball Hospital. She also worked for Belding Hemminway and Hale Manufacturing.
Lorella enjoyed playing bingo, going to Foxwoods and the beach. She loved family events like celebrating family birthdays and choosing the Christmas tree. She was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary.
Lorella is survived by her daughter, Leanne Gammardella of Putnam; her son, Ken Holt and his wife Doreen of Putnam; her sisters, Carol Bazinet of Putnam, Rose Moore of South Carolina, Theresa Duquette of N. Grosvenordale, and Mary Duhaime of Putnam; her brothers, Sidney Nichols, Jr. of South Carolina, and John Nichols of Providence, RI; her grandchildren, Tony Gammardella of New Milford, CT and Angie Brown of Winsor, CT ; and three great-grandchildren, Marqus, Kiara and Nytara. She was predeceased by her son Walton Holt and her sister Dorothy Place.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Lorella’s family at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, October 27, 2014 in the Valade Funeral Home, 23 Main St., N. Grosvenordale CT., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph Church, 18 Main St., N. Grosvenordale. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.