Obituaries » LORRAINE E. RAJOTTE (ST. GERMAIN)
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Lorraine E. (St. Germain) Rajotte, 90, died on Saturday, April 14, 2018, surrounded by her loved ones in the Worcester Odd Fellows Home, after a period of declining health.
She leaves her husband of 73 years, Joseph H. “Jerry” Rajotte; three children: Donald O. Rajotte of Millbury, and Debra M. Moore and Jerry R. Rajotte, both of Sutton; a daughter-in-law, Diane I. (Lorion) Rajotte of Sutton; 8 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; a great great granddaughter; nephews and nieces.
She was predeceased by her parents, Alexander and Delia (Grenier) St. Germain of Millbury, a son, David A. Rajotte of Sutton; two sisters: Eva Dupuis and Margaret White, both of Millbury; and two brothers: Omer St. Germain of Millbury and Lionel St. Germain of Loganville, GA.
Born in Millbury on November 29, 1927, she moved to Sutton in 1955.
Mrs. Rajotte worked as a Licensed Practical Nurse for over 25 years, first at Brigham Hill Nursing Home, Grafton, and then at Smith’s Nursing Home and at Providence House Nursing Home, both in Millbury, before she retired in 1992. She also worked for several years at the Buggy Whip Restaurant in South Grafton before retiring.
Mrs. Rajotte was a faithful member of Assumption Catholic Parish in Millbury all of her life and a member of the parish St. Anne Sodality and the St. Anne Guild until her death.
She also was a former member and former president of the Auxiliary of the Charles F. Minney Post #3329, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Millbury, a former member and former president of the Auxiliary of Massachusetts Post 18, American Veterans of World War II, Korea and Vietnam, Northbridge, and a member of both the Millbury and the Sutton Councils On Aging.
In her youth, she performed at Indian Ranch in Webster, singing and playing the guitar, for several years.
Before her illness, she especially enjoyed playing bingo.
Mrs. Rajotte’s Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 A.M. on Thursday, April 19, in Assumption Catholic Church, 10 Waters St., Millbury. Burial will follow in Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton. Calling hours at Turgeon Funeral Home, 56 Main St., Millbury, will be Wednesday, April 18, from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M.
Donations in her memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Memphis, TN 38101 (www.stjude.org).