Lorraine L. “Rainy” Grifantini

September 16, 1952 - October 23, 2019

          Lorraine L. “Rainy” Grifantini, age 67, of New Castle, DE, passed away at Christiana Hospital, on Wednesday, October 23, 2019.

          Born in Chester, PA on September 16, 1952, she was the daughter of Dolores (Platt) Faverio and the late Louis Peter Faverio III.  Rainy worked as a property manager for Leon Weiner Associates in Wilmington, retiring after 32 years of dedicated service.

          A love of the outdoors, Rainy enjoyed the beach, sunflowers, listening to wind chimes and rides on the motorcycle.  She had a creative side and enjoyed arts and crafts and tattoos. Rainy adored animals and spent many hours volunteering with Faithful Friends. In her spare time, she would visit yard sales and flea markets.

          Rainy is survived by her mother, Dolores; loving husband of 32 years, Frank J. Grifantini; daughter, Victoria Grifantini (Steve Harmer) of Denver, CO; brothers, Wayne Faverio (Bonnie) of Bear and Pete Faverio (Sharon) of North East, MD; sister-in-law, Jean Foote of Middletown; nieces and nephews, Lauren Faverio, Maria Faverio, Peter Faverio V (Katie), Carol Taylor and Amber Milson; and many great nieces and nephews.

          A visitation for family and friends will be held from 5 pm until 6:30 pm on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 6:30 pm.  Interment will be held privately.

          In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Rainy’s memory to Faithful Friends Animal Society, 12 Germay Drive, Wilmington, DE 19804.


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20 Condolences for Lorraine L. “Rainy” Grifantini

  • Sorry for your loss ,prayers

  • So sorry for your loss God Bless all of you at this time of sorrow .Remember the happy times Sincerely Ginny Gesner

  • Very sorry for you loss.
    Thoughts and prayers to the Faverio/ Grifantini family!

  • so sorry for your loss. she was a blessing for the family and always was laughing. I will miss her for she was a great sister-in law. she was full of light, laughter and beauty.

  • We are so sorry for the loss of this beautiful woman who we will never forget.Uur prayers and love are with.May she Rest In Peace .Chris & Pete Cabrelli

  • I am so sorry for the families loss! Lorraine was such a good person inside and out. She loved her family so much. I’ve had the pleasure of spending much of my child hood and early twenties hanging with Her niece Lauren and often Lorraine would come out with us! She was such a rock star! Later I became her hairdresser for a few years! Always stayed up with the latest trends! She rocked the purple and blue hair like no other! I love you Lorraine! You will be missed ❤️

  • I am so sorry for your loss, I knew Lynn for childhood. We lived in the same neighborhood. Again…I am so sorry. Thoughts and prayers to the Grifantini and the Faverios.

  • My heart goes out to the family at this time. Rainy was loved by so many, always a smile, pure sunshine. Lucky to have known this beautiful woman.

  • So sorry to hear of her passing. I will always remember her upbeat attitude and how strong she was through life. Sending prayers for all.Love you.

  • Lorraine, my dear friend, I will miss you forever. You were the bravest person I have ever met.
    You were my sparkly friend, your eyes, your smile, your laugh. I am heart-broken. I believe you are in a better place and reunited with your beloved dad. I love you so much.

  • Wayne, Bonnie, & Lauren

    I am so sorry for your loss.
    Lorraine was a wonderful, fun , loving, & care free spirit who knew how to have a good time.
    The special bond & loving memories you shared with Lorraine as your sister, sister in law, & aunt will continue to fill your heart with love and guide you through the days ahead.
    Sending love and keeping you all close in my heart and prayers.
    Love, Megan

  • Frank, Victoria and the entire Faverio family, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Lynn. All of my memories of Lynn are from the Pot-Nets beach house. Sitting on the porch or on the beach with family. Lynn always had such a genuine smile and a care free spirit. Wishing you strength and peace during this hard time.

  • On my previous post, I talked about Lorraine. This is to tell you how much you all meant to her. Frank, Victoria, Pete and family, Wayne and family, I am so sad for your loss. Please send my best to your mom. I really can’t even imagine . Thinking about you all.

  • Wonderful Lady to young to be taken away always had a kind word for everyone will surely be missed

  • Heaven has truly gained one of the brightest angels I have ever known here on earth. May you finally rest in peace with all of God’s blessings.
    You shall be missed and it was a pleasure and a gift to have you as a friend.

  • So sorry for your loss Frank a Victoria and family. Didn’t know Lorraine very long but she was wonderful person and neighbor gone too soon. please know your family is in our prayers at this difficult time. Please don’t hesitate to let us know if you need anything Greg, Kathy and Brooke Mathena

  • Frank and Victoria, I am so sorry for your loss, I have such great memories growing up down the street. Lorraine was always such a loving, caring person, and a such a great mother.

  • Frank & family, Linda and I are grieved with your loss. Being in Tampa our knowledge of what’s happening in DE isn’t good. We send our condolences and wish you all god’s blessings going forward.
    You’re in our thoughts and prayers.

  • We were classmates in William Penn. I am so very sorry for your loss and I know she flies with the angels.

  • She was always so nice to me at my job….all my love goes to her family.