Lorraine L. Trudel
Loving Mother, Grandmother,
LOWELL -- Lorraine L. (Croteau) Trudel age 82, a longtime resident of the Pawtucketville section of Lowell, passed away peacefully on Wednesday evening October 10, 2012 at the Merrimack River Valley House surrounded by her loving family.
She was the beloved wife of the late Lucien J. Trudel.
Lorraine was born in Lowell, MA on January 26, 1930 a daughter of the late John B. and Annette (Therrien) Croteau. She was a graduate of St. Joseph High School Class of 1948.
She had been employed by the Merrimack River Valley House for 10 years. She was a communicant of the Parish of St. Rita and had been a 50 year member of the former Ste. Jeanne D'Arc Parish. In her earlier years Lorraine had been a member of the former St. Jean Baptiste Parish where she had been a Eucharistic Minister.
She enjoyed baking, making wedding cakes and pastries. She was also an avid card player and most enjoyed spending time with her family.
Her survivors include: 4 daughters: Doris and her husband James Drewniak of Lowell, Jeanne and her husband Christopher McNamara of Tyngsboro, Joyce Romneos and Dana Foreman of Chelmsford, and Lola Trudel and Mehdi Bouzouina of Tyngsboro. 7 sons: John and his wife, Lillian Trudel of Lowell, Denis and his wife, Cindy Trudel of Pelham, NH, Henry and his wife, Ariane Trudel of CA, Brian and his wife, Lillian Trudel of CA, Russell and his wife, Linda Trudel of Concord, NH, Lucien Jr. and his wife, Denise Trudel of Pelham, NH, and Wayne and his wife, Laurie Trudel of Pelham, NH. She is also survived by many grandchildren, great- grandchildren as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. 1 brother: Roland Croteau of Hudson, NH. She was also the sister of the late Doris Petzold of Chelmsford.
TRUDEL -- Lorraine L. (Croteau) Trudel age 82, of Lowell passed away on October 10, 2012. She was the beloved wife of the late Lucien J. Trudel. At her request visiting hours have been omitted. Family and friends are cordially invited to attend her Memorial Funeral Mass to be celebrated on Saturday morning Oct. 20, 2012 at 11 o'clock at the Parish of Saint Rita, Mammoth Rd., Lowell. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Lorraine may be made to the Merrimack River Valley House, 520 Fletcher St., Lowell, MA. 01854. Arrangements Entrusted to the care of the ARCHAMBAULT FUNERAL HOME, 309 Pawtucket Street, Lowell, MA. 978-459-9315.