LAWRENCE, MA - Lorraine D. (Gallant) Leone, age 94, passed away on February 4, 2018. Lorraine was born in Lawrence, on January 18, 1924, to the late Armand and Aline Gallant. She was a switchboard operator for Holy Family Hospital for many years. Lorraine was very devoted to her family. She was a former communicant of St. Lucy's, and she also volunteered at Holy Family Hospital.
Lorraine was the devoted mother of Joseph Leone, and his wife, Theresa, of Methuen, Ken Leone, of Methuen, and Celeste Ulrich, and her husband, Richard, of Williston, Fla. She was the loving grandmother of Elisa Jordan, Bridgette Pacheco, Christine Leone, Kenneth Leone Jr., and Kim Joslin. Lorraine was the cherished great-grandmother of Kellan, Aidan, Gabriella, Alexandra, Brian, John, William, and Isabella. She was the dear sister of Ruth Lavalle, the late Clifford Gallant, the late Ronald Gallant, and the late Flossie Roy. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Friends and guests are invited to call on Thursday, February 8, 2018, from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, 233 Lawrence St., Methuen. A funeral service will be held immediately following calling hours, beginning promptly at 11 a.m. Interment to follow at Elmwood Cemetery of Methuen. Donations in Lorraine's memory may be made to Mary Immaculate Nursing Center, 172 Lawrence St. Lawrence, MA 01841. For directions, and online guestbook, please visit the funeral home website, www.pollardfuneralhome.com. The Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home is honored to serve the Leone Family.
Published on February 5, 2018