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Lorraine Scales Wade


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Lorraine Scales Wade Obituary
Lorraine Scales Wade 86, of Framingham, MA born March 16, 1932 of James and Vera (Grant) Scales died August 2, 2018.
Lorraine attended Pittsfield High School and studied Real Estate at Lee Institute. She moved to Boston and married Ralph Wade. Years later, Wilston (Willie) King would become her longtime companion of 53+ years.
Lorraine, worked at Hood Rubber, Raytheon, Career Source, and Cambridge Senior Center as well as staying home and being a full time mom. Lorraine lived in Framingham, MA, but was a longtime Cambridge resident, where she did advocacy work and served on her daughter's Board of Directors.
Lorraine Wade, beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great great grandmother leaves her children Ralph Wade, Jr. of Manchester, NH and Doreen Wade of Framingham, MA. She was predeceased by James Scales, Jr., Sylvia Davis, Gordon Scales, and Frederick Scales. She leaves sisters Hazel Scales, Arlene Scales, Barbara Scales, her brothers Lowell Scales and Robert Scales all of Pittsfield, MA. She also leaves her sisters KittyMae Burston and Bernice Scales of Springfield and Denise Scales of Agawam.
She also leaves her grandchildren, Ralph Wade, III of Cambridge, Lisa Marie Murphy of Norwood, Crystal Wade, and Nicole Wade-Bruton of Manchester, NH.
She also leaves a host of nieces and nephews and dear friends.
Graveside services to be announced.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Aug. 9, 2018
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