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Lorraine Rex

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Lorraine Rex Obituary
Lorraine Rex

AGE: 80 • Lakewood

Lorraine Rex died peacefully with her family by her side on Tuesday, August 29, 2017 at Rosegarden Nursing Home. She was 80.

Born in Staten Island, she resided there and in Toms River before settling in the Lakewood Community of Original Leisure Village 26 years ago.

Prior to retiring in 2002, she was a Travel Consultant for the Travel Network in Whiting, where she worked for 17 years. Lorraine was also involved in many clubs in Original Leisure Village and stayed active in the community. She enjoyed all crafts, especially 3D art and painting. While living at Leisure Village, Lorraine branched out and tried her hand at golf and bocce.

She was predeceased by her parents and 2 sisters, Jeannette and Lillian.

Surviving is her loving husband of 39 years, W. A. "Bill" Rex, III; 2 daughters: Julie Werner and Lori Carknard; 7 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren.

A memorial gathering will be held on Monday from 1-4PM at the D'Elia Funeral Home, 1300 Vermont Ave., Lakewood. A memorial service will be held in conjunction with the gathering at 3PM.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Staff Appreciation of Rosegarden Nursing Home for their kind and compassionate care of Lorraine and Bill Rex.

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Published in Asbury Park Press on Aug. 31, 2017
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