Lisbon - Lorraine Meritt, 89, passed away peacefully Sunday, October 20, 2019 surrounded by family at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Boardman.
Born and raised in Niagara Falls, NY, she was a daughter of the late Wellington and Lydia (Wruck) Mulholland. Lorraine had been a resident of Lisbon for 50 years.
Survivors include her daughters Brenda (Tom) Doll and Sherry Pierson; grandchildren Melissa (Chuck) and Eric Pierson and Johnlyle Rainmacher; great-grandchildren Amber Nguyen and Danny (Jen) Nguyen, Victoria (Dan) Haught, Adrianna Sanchez (John), Skylar Wiggers (Bailey), Dillon Ardeno, Wendy (Chris) Wycoff, Dominic Pierson, and Brookelynn Frantz. There are 14 great-great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her former husband, Von Meritt; her brothers Clarence, Wilfred, Donald, Norman, and Marvin Mulholland; sisters Violet Johnston, Elizabeth Seymayer, and Esther Kennedy; grandchildren Timothy and John Pierson and Lauren Doll; great-grandchild Tiara Pierson; and a niece whom she raised as her own, Donna Blume.
She had an extreme devotion to her family and raised many of the grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews who survive her. She was an avid bird watcher and plant lover, especially orchids and member of a group of friends affectionately referred to as “the lunch bunch.” She had a never-ending love and devotion for her friends and family. A truly amazing person, Lorraine was a 42-year cancer survivor who volunteered for the American Cancer Society for many years. She will remain in our hearts forever.
There will be a memorial service at 6:00 PM Thursday at the Weber Funeral Home officiated by Pastor Brian Brown. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
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