1926 – 2023
N. Grosvenordale – Lorraine A. (Mason) Kilborn, 96, of Riverside Dr., died Saturday morning, February 11, 2023, peacefully at home. Beloved wife of the late George W. Kilborn, Jr. Born in Webster, MA, she was the daughter of the late Atwood and Rose (Breault) Mason.
Mrs. Kilborn worked for the Bates Shoe Company and retired as a bookkeeper for Dr. Dupont in Webster.
Lorraine enjoyed oil painting, tending to her beautiful flower gardens, listening to Country music, building jig saw puzzles, playing Yahtzee, Scrabble, and solitaire on her computer, and was a member of the Thompson Senior Citizens.
She is survived by her children, Ronald Kilborn and his wife Lil of Norfolk, VA, Susan LaBonte and her husband James of Woodstock, Linda Seele and her husband Robert of Moosup, Laurie Swenson of Putnam, and Lisa Durand and her husband David of N. Grosvenordale; her brother, Robert Mason of ME, and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, Kevin Kilborn and her siblings, James Mason, Harold Mason, Mary Rose Lyons, Marjorie Bernier, Doris Kroll, Jeannette Lozinski, and Shirley Deary
The family would like to thank Lorraine’s caregivers, Si-Faye and Marge Parkinson for the exceptional care and compassion that they gave to their mother during her illness.
Funeral services are private and have been entrusted to the Valade Funeral Home & Crematory, 23 Main St., N. Grosvenordale, CT. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 280285, E. Hartford, CT 06128 or the Alzheimer’s Association, CT Chapter, 2075 Silas Deane Hwy, Suite 100, Rocky Hill, CT 06067. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.
Lisa, Linda, Laurie, Sue and Ron,
So very sorry for the loss of your mother. May she rest in eternal peace. Growing up next to doir to you all, I remember how Lorraine was always very kind and sweet to all of us. May the memories you hold dear bring you peace at this difficult time.
Deepest sympathy to you Sue,Linda,Ronnie,Laurie and Lisa. May her memory be eternal.
My deepest condolences to Laurie and all of her family and friends at the loss of Lorraine. My prayers are with you all.
Dean and Sue Mason
Our deepest sympathies to the family of Aunt Lorraine, May she rest in peace
Your mom was very special to me,making puzzles,going on our daily rides ,if it was above 40 out we went, she was a great joy to be with,and will always be in my heart ♥ and my thoughts ,
John and Linda Warner
Your mom was a lovely sweet women and it showed in the way all of her children are towards others “the apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree”. God blessed her in the love and care from her family. She will be missed by many. Our deepest sympathy. With love❣️
Linda and family,
I am so very sorry for your loss. May your Mom rest in sweet peace and may your fond memories help to soothe you in this difficult time.
With love and sympathy,
Laurie and family,
My deepest sympathy in the loss of your Mom. May your memories of her keep her close in your heart.
Diane Morin Dudek
So sad to lose my last sister in law. Love to all the family.
God bless Lorraine and family.
Hugs, Beth Yates
Praying God’s comfort and peace overwhelm all of you during this time. Your mom was such a sweet woman, so blessed to have the tremendous love of her family.
Ken & Mary Lambert
Laurie and family
So sorry to hear about your mom.
Our prayers are with your time of sadness.