Lorna Elizabeth Keith Baldwin was born Feb. 24, 1920 in Quincy, Mass. She graduated from Thayer Academy in 1937, and attended Keene State College later in life, where she graduated in 1977.
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A longtime resident Northfield, Lorna worked for the Northfield-Mount Hermon Schools. After college, she taught English and Latin at the Darrow School and at the Selwyn School.
In 1987, she joined the Peace Corps and taught in Lesotho, Africa. Throughout her life, she volunteered in schools and various civic organizations.
She was an avid knitter, seamstress, reader and artist.
She died among family on Nov. 19, 2013 at the age of 93.
She is survived by nine children and their families including numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A private family service will be held.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Hospice of Franklin County.
Condolences and memories of her life may be sent to John and Martha Baldwin at 15 Valley View Drive, Greenfield, MA 01301.
Published in The Recorder on Nov. 23, 2013