11/1/1929 – 9/24/2020
Woodstock – Lorraine (Breault) Demers, formerly of Putnam, CT, and Harrisville, RI, age 90, passed away on, September 24, 2020. She was the beloved wife of the late John J. Furlong, Jr., and the late Harold C. Demers. Lorraine was born in Worcester, MA, the daughter of the late Hector and Jeannette (Auger) Breault and sister to the late Edmond Breault.
Lorraine worked for the Risom Manufacturing Company and the Putnam Herzl Finishing Company as an office supervisor and later worked for The Rhode Island Housing Authority and was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post. Lorraine enjoyed spending time with her family, especially weekends on Johnson’s Pond for many summers. Lorraine liked playing cards, board games, puzzles, sewing, cooking, and baking, traveling, and her pets. She made her own wedding dress and was an expert cake decorator.
Lorraine is survived by her son, Richard Breault of Worcester, MA; her daughters, Sandra Savoie-Mahoney and her husband Jim of Woodstock, Kathy Doiron of Killingly; and her stepdaughter, Evelyn Leslie of Westerly, RI; step-granddaughters, Shally Leslie of Milford, CT, Bobbi Grzych of Columbia, CT, and Kelly Leslie of Westerly, RI; five grandchildren, Santina Savoie, Jamie Lang, Andy Doiron, Emma Logan, Maggie Breault; three great-grandchildren, Robbie Logan, Maren Lang and Ira Lang; seven step great-grandchildren, Leslie, Anthony, Carli, Jaime, Benjamin, Maryann, and Samuel; one step-great-great granddaughter, Joey who always made Lorraine smile.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Lorraine’s family from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Monday, September 28, 2020 in the Gilman Funeral Home and Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam. A gathering will begin in the funeral home Tuesday, September 29 at 10:00 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. in St. Mary Church of the Visitation Church, 218 Providence St., Putnam, CT. Burial will follow in St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Harrisville, RI. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice of N.E.C.T., P.O. Box 632, Putnam, CT 06260. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.