Brattleboro- Lorraine M. Schultz, 76, of Oak Grove Avenue, a longtime resident of Terrace Street passed away Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Brattleboro Memorial Hospital following a period of declining health.
Lorraine was born in Claremont, New Hampshire on April 8, 1941 the daughter of Mederic and Jeanette (Blanche) Paquette. She was raised and educated in Claremont attending Saint Mary’s Parochial School.
She later moved to Brattleboro and worked as a prep cook at the former Riverview Restaurant later working at the former Lawton Cleaners on Church Street. Her last position with G.S. Precision where she was employed as a parts inspector for ten years.
Lorraine was a woman of faith and attended Mountain View Seventh Day Adventist Church in Vernon. She was also a member of the V.F. W. Carl M. Dessaint Post #1034 Auxiliary.
Of her pastimes and interests, Lorraine enjoyed knitting, crocheting, flower gardening, puzzles and arts & crafts.
She was married to Allen Schultz, Jr. in 1971. Her husband predeceased her in 1983.
Survivors include four daughters, Carlene Paquette-Davis of Claremont, N.H., Roberta Whitman of Colorado, Debra Crossman of Dummerston and Kim Paquette of Brattleboro, one son, Bert Crossman of California, 13 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren.
Additionally, she leaves her companion of many years Robert Billetdeau of Brattleboro.
She was predeceased by one son, Marlin Paquette.
A memorial service in celebration of her life will be conducted at a future date and time at the Mountain View Seventh Day Adventist Church in Vernon to be announced by the funeral home.
Burial will be in Saint Mary’s Parish Cemetery in Claremont, New Hampshire where she will be laid to rest besides her parents.
Memorial contributions in Lorraine’s named may be made to the Windham County Humane Society, P.O. 397, Brattleboro, VT 05302.