November 23 1922 October 13 2019
Marie’s Obituary Lorraine passed away on Sunday October 13th in the peaceful surroundings of her home. She was 96 years of age. Born and raised in East Boston, she was the beloved daughter of the late Robert J. and Margaret L. (Elmore) Powers. Lorraine received her early education in East Boston and graduated from East Boston High School. She married Michael J. Monahan and resided for a short time in Dorchester before settling in Chelsea. She spent most of her life living in Chelsea raising her family of one daughter and two sons. She also worked for many years in the Clerk’s office at Chelsea City Hall. After her retirement she and her husband would spend winters in Venice, Florida and return for summers in their new home in Londonderry, New Hampshire. In her lifetime Lorraine enjoyed playing Bingo and was a past member of the Chelsea Knights Couples Club. Lorraine’s life devotion was to her home and family. She was widowed in 1999 after celebrating 50 years of marriage to her beloved husband. She was also predeceased by her parents and only brother the late Robert Powers. She is survived by her loving children; Deborah Malcom and her husband John of Reading, Michael Monahan and his wife Asli of Sanford, FL and Brian P. Monahan and his wife Jeanne of Londonderry NH. She was the cherished grandmother of Michael Monahan and his wife Anne, Brian Monahan and his wife Maura, Patrick Monahan with his companion Ashleigh Reed and Matthew Monahan. She is also survived by her great-granddaughter Emerson Monahan. ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are kindly invited to gather at the Frank A. Welsh & Sons Funeral Home 718 Broadway Chelsea, Wednesday morning at 9:30 AM, immediately followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Michael the Archangel Chapel 91 Crest Ave, Chelsea at 11:00 AM. Services will conclude with interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Funeral home fully handicap accessible, ample parking opposite funeral home. . Read More
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Marie Lorraine Monahan November 23 1922 October 13 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Chelsea, state: Massachusetts