Lorraine E. (Johnson) Lee, of Quincy, passed away peacefully on May 12, 2017 at the John Adams HealthCare Center after a long and fulfilling life, with her family at her side. Lorraine was 89 and was the loving wife of the late Robert E. Lee, who were married 70 years ago last month.
Mrs. Lee was an active member of Christ Church in Quincy for many decades. She was very involved in all activities at the River Bay Club in Quincy where she was beloved by all and where she crowned Queen. She supported her husband’s career as he worked in many locations across the country, with four children in tow, all the time maintaining her home on West Elm Avenue where her family lived for 50 years. Lorraine loved shopping, and enjoyed family activities, traveling and cruises, arts and crafts, Bingo, and clipping coupons.
Lorraine is survived by her son Robert E. Lee, Jr., and his wife Darlene of Lynnfield; her son Gary F. Lee and his wife Joan of New Hampshire and Arizona; her daughter Linda Lee Barry and her husband Mark Cozzens of Braintree; and her son Kenneth L. Lee and his wife Lee Ann of Methuen. She is also survived by her nine grandchildren Gary, Danielle, Jennifer, Derek, Meredith, Thomas, Allison, Stephanie, and Samantha; and three great children Haley, Connor James, and Evelyn. Lorraine was the sister of the late John Fred Johnson of Braintree. She is also survived by her daughter-in-law Bonnie Beaulieu Lee of Peabody.
Lorraine’s funeral, to which relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend, will be held on Wednesday May 17, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Christ Church, 12 Quincy Ave. in Quincy with The Rev. Clifford Brown officiating. Interment will follow at Pine Hill Cemetery, Quincy.
Visiting hours are Tuesday, May 16, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Hamel Funeral Care and Cremation Service of Massachusetts, 26 Adams St., Quincy Center.
Contributions in Lorraine’s memory may be made to the John Adams HealthCare Resident Council Fund, 211 Franklin St., Quincy 02169, which enables residents to enjoy the amenities not afforded by all at the facility.