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Obituary: Lorraine I. "Killer" Nault (Courtemanche), 84

Jul 17, 2018 06:22AM ● By Theresa Gilman

Lorraine I. "Killer" Nault (Courtemanche)

DRACUT, MA - Lorraine I. "Killer" Nault (Courtemanche), 84, died peacefully, Tuesday, July 17th, at Northwood Rehabilitation & Health Care Center, in Lowell, MA. She was the beloved wife of the late Roger (Joe) Nault, who died in 1969.

Lorraine was born in Lowell, on February 7th, 1934, a daughter of the late Alice (Ethiêr) and Bartelemie Courtemanche. 

Beginning in 1973, Lorraine worked at St. Joseph's Hospital for 20+ years until she retired.

She will be remembered as an active member of her community; she was a member of Dracut's senior citizens and a volunteer at C.T.I. Lorraine was also an avid bowler, frequenting Brunswick and Park Place Lanes, where she earned the nickname "Killer". She spent the past decades of her life attending her grandchildren’s sporting events, birthdays, and weddings, never wanting to miss out on anything. In her free time, she enjoyed watching and cheering on the Red Sox.

Lorraine is survived and will be deeply missed by her children, Priscille and her husband Rick Masse of Dracut, and Rene and his wife Diana Nault of Nashua, NH; grandchildren, Derek, Brian, and Nichole Masse, Katie Thibault, Pauline Soucy, Jeffrey, Joseph, and Michaela Nault; sister-in-law, Anna Courtemanche; 10 great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her sisters, Jackie Everett, Pauline Courtemanche and Rita Perron, brothers Roger, Leon, and Robert Courtemanche. 

ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends are invited to pay their respects on THURSDAY, July 19th, from 8:30 - 10 a.m. at the DRACUT FUNERAL HOME 2159 Lakeview Ave., Dracut, MA. Her funeral service will be held at the funeral home at 10 a.m. with burial to follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Chelmsford. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that a donation is made in her name to “End 68 Hours of Hunger Dracut” and mailed to 580 Hildreth Street, Dracut, MA 01826. For directions, or to leave an online condolence, story, or message, please visit, or find us on Facebook under "Dracut Funeral Home.”
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