Lorraine V. Perkins

  • Born: September 22, 1937
  • Died: January 6, 2020
  • Location: Manchester, New Hampshire

Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory

1799 Elm St
Manchester, NH 03104

Tel. (603) 625-6951

Tribute & Message From The Family

Lorraine (Villemure) Perkins, 82, of Manchester, died peacefully in her sleep on January 6, 2020 at Ridgewood Center in Bedford.

She was born in Manchester on September 22, 1937 to Theophile and Lillian (Gilibert) Villemure. She was a lifelong resident of the west side of Manchester.

Lorraine worked as the "shoe girl" at Bee Bee Shoe Company for several years. She later operated a day care from her home and worked at Dunkin Donuts shops in Manchester and Milford for many years.

She enjoyed playing games with her family, going to Foxwoods Casino and attending the Cashin Senior Center. She was very welcoming and willing to lend an ear to all people during good times and bad. Her home was always the meeting place for family and friends. She will be remembered for many good things and for her smile.

She was predeceased by her husband of 40 years, Joseph L. Perkins in 1997 and a brother, Raymond Villemure.

The family includes four children, Joseph Perkins and spouse, Sin-Young, of Memphis, TN, Daniel Perkins and spouse, Nick Boca and Robert Perkins and spouse, Jessica, all of Manchester and Shan Lavoie and spouse, Mark, of Claremont; four grandchildren, Marc Perkins, Chase Perkins, Viveanna Lopez and Eva Segal; a sister, Sr. Rita Villemure PM of Manchester; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

SERVICES: Calling hours are Wednesday (1/15) from 4 to 7 p.m. at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., corner of North street, Manchester. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday (1/16) at 10 a.m. at Ste. Marie Church, 378 Notre Dame Ave., Manchester. Committal prayers will follow at Mt. Calvary Mausoleum, 474 Goffstown Rd., Manchester.

Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 166 So. River Rd., Suite 210, Bedford, NH 03110.