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Lorraine M Charland

May 10, 1933 — February 2, 2019

Lorraine M. (Powers) Charland, 85, of Gardner, died peacefully Saturday, February 2, 2019 in Wachusett Manor Nursing Home of Gardner, following a long illness.

            Born in Gardner on May 10, 1933, she was the daughter of the late William and Amanda (Mailloux) Powers.

            Lorraine was a member of the former Sacred Heart of Jesus Church of Gardner. She spent her life as a homemaker caring for her family. She enjoyed ceramics, sewing and crafts. Lorraine most enjoyed spending time with her family.

            Lorraine leaves her daughter, Lynn Morin of Rindge, NH; daughter-in-law, Laura Lawrence and her husband Mike of Templeton; sister, Rita Niall of Gardner; grandchildren, Andy Morin and his wife Darcy, and Shannon Charland; great-grandchildren, Amberlynn, Alexis and McKenzie Morin; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by her husband John Charland, who died in 2007; sons, Steven and Mark Charland; brothers, Francis and William Powers; sister, Theresa Desmond; and son-in-law, Lawrence Morin.

Funeral Services will be held Thursday, February 7th from the Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols Street, Gardner with a Mass at 11:00 a.m. in Annunciation Parish/Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols Street, Gardner. Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery, Gardner at a later date.

Calling hours will be held Wednesday, February 6th from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, PO Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75244. Please reference in memory of Lorraine M. Charland.

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Wednesday, February 6, 2019

4:00 - 6:00pm (Eastern time)

Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church

135 Nichols St, Gardner, MA 01440

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Funeral Mass

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

Boucher Funeral Home, Inc.

110 Nichols St, Gardner, MA 01440

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