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Lora Tracy


1943 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Lora Tracy Obituary


Lora (Frate) Tracy, 70, of Bristol passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, February 27, 2014. She was the widow of John F. Tracy who passed in 2009. Lora was born on March 1, 1943 in Hartford, a daughter of the late Erminio and Mary (Tarchini) Frate. She was retired as a teacher and was proud to have taught 4th Grade at Ivy Drive School for her entire career. Lora was an avid fan of UConn Basketball and playing online video games such as bridge and canasta. Vacationing in Cancun, Mexico and Charlestown, RI was another joy of hers as well as snacking on her favorite treats - Dots and Peeps. However, the greatest love of her life were her grandsons, Carter and Griffin. She loved playing Connect 4, Old Maid, Uno and other games with them. She lived to make them happy, their big smiles, hugs and kisses were the highlights of her week. Lora is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer and Michael Humes of Simsbury and her grandsons, Carter and Griffin Humes; two sisters, Sue DeCarolis and her husband Michael of Glastonbury; Patricia Judd and her husband Pete of Dataw Island, SC and her sister-in-law Patricia Allen of Lebanon, CT. She also leaves behind many nieces, nephews, cousins and great nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 between 5:00 and 7:00 PM at The O'Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave., Forestville/Bristol. The funeral will be held on Thursday at 9:00 AM from the funeral home and proceed to St. Matthew Church for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. Donations in Lora's memory may be made to: The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Connecticut Chapter, 300 Research Parkway, Suite 310, Meriden, CT 06450. To leave an online message of condolence, share a memory or a photo, please visit Lora's page at www.OBrien-FuneralHome.com


Published in The Hartford Courant on Mar. 2, 2014
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