1942 – 2020
Grosvenordale – Lorraine (LaChappelle) Adams, 77, of Reardon Rd., passed away peacefully at UMass Memorial Medical Center on Monday, March 30, 2020. Born in Windham, CT, she was the daughter of the late Mitchell and Phobe LaChappelle.
Mrs. Adams was a school bus driver for the Town of Thompson. She enjoyed playing Bingo, cards, Scrabble, loved birds, dogs, foxes and feeding the deer. She also enjoyed gardening, going to yard sales and antiquing. She always had a great sense of humor.
Lorraine is survived by her sons, Gordon Adams II, and his wife Muriel of Putnam, James Adams and his wife Diane of Putnam, and Donald Adams of Putnam; her daughters, Susan Montpelier of Canterbury and her longtime companion, Douglas Urbanowski, and Lorrie Anne Adams of Grosvenordale; eleven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Services are private and arrangements have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St, Putnam, CT 06260. Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Memorial Processing, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.