BOLTON - Lorraine M. (Hermanson) Fuller, 88, of 220 Vaughn Hill Road and of Winchendon, died peacefully Sunday evening, January 14, 2018 in Gardner Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, with her family at her side.
She was born in Gloucester, MA on August 3, 1929, daughter of the late J. Alban and Margaret (Johnson) Hermanson.Lorraine lived in Bolton for many years and moved to Winchendon to live with her daughter two years ago. She and her husband enjoyed being snow birds on Big Pine Key, Florida where they spent many hours on the water, near the water, watching the birds and fish in the canals and hosting many family and friends. She graduated from Holden High School and Becker Junior College.
Lorraine owned and operated Summer Street Garden Center in Lunenburg with her daughter and was the financial manager of the J.M. Fuller Co. of Bolton. Lorraine was a long-time member of Bolton Federated Church and has been a faithful friend of the United Parish of Winchendon. She appreciated deeply the love and fellowship she received from the pastor and parish especially during these past several years. She was the organizer of the first Girl Scout Troop in Bolton and loved bird watching, music and gardening. She and her family traveled often but she fondly remembered her trip to Germany to visit where her husband was stationed while in the Army. Lorraine was also an avid fan of the New England Patriots, especially her birthday buddy Tom Brady. She shared her love of sports with her grandchildren and spent many hours traveling around the northeast watching them participate in various athletic events.
She leaves her husband of 64 years, James M. "Mickey" Fuller; a daughter, Cynthia L. Carvill, with whom she lived; four grandchildren, Raymond E. Carvill Jr, his wife Mara Jimenez of Gloucester, MA,James Carvill, his wife Valerie and their daughter Alaina Allison Carvill of Winchendon, MA, Adam Carvill, his wife Margot of Milwaukee, WI and their son Leo James Carvill, Amanda Lawler and her husband Peter of New Ipswich, NH; a sister, Phyllis Lorrain of Holden, MA; a brother, Roy Hermanson of Oxford, MA; as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her daughter, Judith Ann Fuller who died in 1977 and a great granddaughter Harper Grace Lawler.
A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 11 A.M. in United Parish, 39 Front Street, Winchendon.
There are no calling hours.
Burial will be in West Cemetery, Bolton in the spring.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to a foundation of your choice or to the Harper Grace Scholarship Fund, c/o Athol Savings Bank Winchendon MA.
Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon is directing arrangements.