TEMPLETON – Lorraine M. (Boucher) O’Brien, 90, of 263 State Road, Otter River, died peacefully Tuesday afternoon, June 1, 2021 at her residence, with her family at her side.
She was born in Winchendon on October 24, 1930, daughter of the late Ovila and Annabelle (LaPlante) Boucher and was a graduate of Murdock High School. Lorraine had lived in Otter River for many years.
Lorraine was a van driver for the former Fred’s School Bus Co. in Winchendon for many years until her retirement. In previous years, she was employed in the Narragansett Regional School District. Lorraine was a member of the Templeton Senior Center and enjoyed quilting, sewing, camping and playing bingo. She and her husband had wintered in Florida for 22 years. Her greatest enjoyment was spending time with family.
Her husband of 60 years, William A. O’Brien Jr., died in 2014. She leaves her children, Susan M. O’Brien of Alburg, VT., Sandra J. Kendall and her husband Jay of Otter River, Carol A. Farrell and her husband Tom of Phillipston and David J. O’Brien and his wife Susan of Royalston; two daughters in law, Joyce O’Brien of No. Adams and Kathy O’Brien of Ashburnham; grandchildren, Patrick W. O’Brien, Shawn Janssens, Andrew Kendall, Kate Kendall, Kelly Lodi, Meghan Farrell, Kara Feeney, Nickolas O’Brien and Shannon O’Brien; great grandchildren, Kirsten O’Brien, Olivia O’Brien, Patrick O’Brien Jr., Jameson Doran, Harper Lodi and Connor Lodi. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her son, James A. O’Brien and a brother, Maurice Boucher.
The family wishes to recognize and thank her two care givers, Julie Brown and Jodi Parker for their loving care to their mother.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, June 4, 2021 at 10 A.M. in St. Martins Church, 248 State Road, Otter River.
Calling hours in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon are Thursday, June 3, 2021 from 5 to 7 P.M.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Martins Church, 248 State Road, Otter River, MA 01436.