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Lorraine Donovan

May 12, 1927 — April 2, 2021

Lorraine Donovan

Lorraine A . Donovan , age 93, of Wakefield, formerly of Lynnfield and Stoneham, died Friday, April 2 at the Brightview Senior Living in Wakefield.

Born in Medford on May 12, 1927, she was the daughter of the late James and Lillian (Donahue) MacDonald.

Lorraine was a graduate of Malden Catholic Girls High School, Class of 1946. She was a retired purchasing agent for Potter Drug of Malden. Mrs. Donovan enjoyed traveling with her husband and spending time in Marco Island.

She was the wife of the late William E. Donovan . Mrs. Donovan was the mother of John S. Donovan of Hampton, NH and the late Cathy A . Donovan . She was the sister of the late Ruth McNeil, Lillian DiPaola, and Claire Larkin. Mrs. Donovan was the grandmother of Jack and Thomas Donovan of Seabrook, NH. She was the cherished aunt of Deborah Lacey, Kristine DiPaola, Donna Ferragamo, Patricia DiPaola-Covelle, Karen Larkin and Paul Larkin. Mrs. Donovan was the dear great aunt of Kerry Trachtenberg and Colleen Lacey-Plumley and many nieces and nephews.

Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Maria Goretti Church, 112 Chestnut St., Lynnfield on Wednesday at 10am. Visitation for relatives and friends at the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Tuesday from 4-6pm. Interment, Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.


April 06, 2021
4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

McDonald Funeral Home
19 Yale Ave
Wakefield, MA 01880
(781) 245-3550

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April 07, 2021
10:00 AM

St. Maria Goretti Church
112 Chestnut St.
Lynnfield, MA 01940

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