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Lorraine Franco Lugar

February 13, 1949 - March 12, 2020

Lorraine Franco Lugar, age 71, of Carney’s Point, NJ, passed away on Thursday, March 12, 2020.

Born in Wilmington, DE on February 13, 1949, she was the daughter of the late Isidore and Adeline (Carreiro) Franco. Lorraine worked as a court clerk in Penns Grove, NJ. She was a 1963 grade school graduate of St. Peter’s Cathedral in Wilmington and a 1967 graduate of Wilmington High School. Lorraine enjoyed going on bus trips with her friends, especially to New York to see the Rockettes and Atlantic City. She loved shopping for her grandchildren and was devout in her Catholic faith.

Lorraine is survived by her daughter, Laura Elizabeth Miller (Robert J.) of York, PA; brother, Ronald Franco of Marietta, GA; grandchildren, Robert W. Miller, Isabella R. Miller and John M. Miller; and step brother, Isidoro dos Santos of Lisbon, Portugal.

All services will be held privately.


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10 Condolences for Lorraine Franco Lugar

  • Godspeed, Rain…xo

  • My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, Laura. Your deep commitment to your mom showed what a wonderful daughter she raised. May all your memories carry you through this difficult time.

  • Many prayers for Lorraine, my dear friend from High School , she will be missed. Lorraine spent most of the holidays with me and my family, played the ponies at Delaware park once a month and out to lunch, my heart hurts, love you girlfriend!

  • Lorraine fought a good fight and gave us the gift of a sweet family in Laura and Rob and the children. Lorraine is now dancing on the clouds of heaven w/ no more struggles, worries, or pain. She is free. PTL 🙂

  • Peace be with you, my good friend for over 50 years. Lorraine was a lover of life, always ready for an adventure. Sending prayers to Laura, Ron and their families.

  • I never had the pleasure of meeting Lorraine but I heard so much about her and her wonderful family, I felt like I knew her.
    Thoughts and prayers to her family and may they take comfort in knowing she is with the Lord.

  • My dear friend Ron,
    Such sad news. Our prayers are with you. You’re in our thoughts.
    Donna & Bob

  • Lorraine was one of a kind u will be sadly missed had so much fun and laughs

  • To a dear old friend of 50 years. We met working at the Bank of Delaware. We had such fun times together. Rest easy my friend.

  • Omg Till I see you again! I was just thinking about you and the stories you would tell I was ta trip down memory lane with my cousin and talking about people form our past and I thought you. Befriended me at 15 and Laura was 23 you were like a second mother to me! I will forever miss you! xoxo