Lorraine A. Coletti, age 90, passed away peacefully on January 20, 2021, at the home of her son in Quincy. Born in Brookline to Mary and Reuben Wright, she was raised in Quincy and moved to New Hampshire in 1968. She was predeceased by her four siblings, Althea McCabe, John Wright, Ruth Galligan and Robert Wright. Lorraine was the beloved wife of the late Louis Smiler Coletti. They were married in Quincy and spent 69 wonderful years together. She was the devoted mother of Daniel Coletti, a retired lieutenant of the Quincy Fire Department and his wife, Meg, and her late daughter, Catherine M. Shoulla. Cherished grandmother of Jillian Shoulla, Megan Hale, Steven Coletti, Raymond Shoulla, and Tracy Shoulla, and eleven great-grandchildren. Lorraine is also survived by close friends Sue Lincoln and Jib McMahon. With their love and support, she was able to remain in her home until recently. She had a great love and talent for cooking and entertaining her family and friends in her home. Her famous sauce was loved by all who knew her. It was a staple in her home when guests came to call. All were welcome at any time. She loved watching old movies and enjoyed knitting, sewing and crafting. For many years Lorraine was employed by GTE Sylvania in Manchester, NH. She was able to retire at 60 with her husband and enjoy many years together in their treasured home in Pittsfield, NH. Lorraine was a kind, caring and loving woman who will be deeply missed by all who knew her. Services will be held at a later date due to the pandemic.
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Published by The Patriot Ledger on Feb. 20, 2021.