Obituary: Lorraine Botelho, 79, of Milford

Lorraine Botelho, age 79 of Milford, beloved wife to the late Louis (Sonny) Botelho, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Wednesday, January 7, 2015.

Born on July 10, 1935 in New Bedford, MA, she was the daughter of the late Manuel and

Mary Pereira and was a graduate of New Bedford Vocational HS in 1953.

Lorraine and Sonny began their journey together in 1954 and became the proud parents of five beloved children; Steven L. Botelho (Tammie), Lisa M. Tisdale (David), David A. Botelho (Ron), Eric C. Botelho (Laura) and James K. Botelho; ten cherished grandchildren, two great grandchildren and two more on the way. She is also survived by her sister Clair Andrews (Roger), cousin Al Lienard and many loving nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother Donny Bothelo.

A longtime resident of Milford, Lorraine was an employee of Bic Corporation, retiring in 1998 and enjoyed many years of traveling with close friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, January 13th at 11:00 am at St. Agnes Church, 400 Merwin Ave., Milford, CT 06460. Burial will be private. Friends and family may call on Monday, January 12th from 5 to 8 pm at the Cody-White Funeral Home 107 Broad Street Milford, CT 06460.

As per Lorraine’s wishes, in lieu of flowers, please send memorial contributions to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis, TN 38105.

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