Lorraine Young

November 28, 1938 to September 22, 2016


It is with heavy hearts and lifetime of memories that we announce the sudden passing of our strong, amazing, loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother.
Lorraine passed peacefully away in the presence of her husband John and daughter Donna at the Health Science Centre on Thursday September 22, 2016 at the age of 77.
Predeceased by her Son, Shane; Grandson, John Jr; Parents, Mary Jane and Fred Billard; Sisters, Shirley and Edith; and Brother, Wally .
Leaving with loving memories her loving husband of 57 years – John; her daughters, Donna Young (George Wallis) and Lorna (Tim) Hilts; “adopted” son, Dakota Wilkes; 4 grandsons, Rory, Sean, Arik and Mike; 2 great-grandsons, TJ and Roman; cousins, nieces, nephews and a large circle of friends from St. Joseph’s NL. Special thank you to her dearest and closet friends, Andrea and Theresa, who were like angels to her.
Appreciation and heartfelt thank you to the staff on the 4 South A and the Cancer Clinic staff for taking such good care of Lorraine.
Resting at Carnell’s Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road. Visitation on Sunday, September 25, 2016 3pm-8pm. Funeral service to take place on Monday, September 26, 2016 at Carnell’s Memorial Chapel Freshwater Road 2 pm with inurnment to follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Topsail Road.
Flowers gratefully accepted, donations may be made to Dr. H. Bliss Cancer Care Foundation.

“Always Loved and Will Never Be Forgotten.”



3 pm - 8 pm on September 25, 2016

Carnell’s Funeral Home
329 Freshwater Road
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2:00pm, Monday September 26th

The Carnell Memorial Chapel
329 Freshwater Road
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Aunt Lorraine was like my second grandmother, she was kind, funny, nurturing and she would spoil my sister and i whenever we visited her, teaching us both how to play Bocce Ball. She always put others before herself, and always helped when she could. Love you Aunt Lorraine. I know your in a better place now, up there in heaven with Nanny . all my thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Dear John, Donna, George, Lorna, Tim and family

Thinking of all of you during this sad time. I loved your mom, her sense of humour and her strong will to take on many new challenges and ventures throughout her life-with much success!
It is very difficult to say good-bye to our mothers, I hope it will give you peace to know that Lorraine will live on in your memories and through you Donna and ou Lorna.
Love Dannette and Dave, Tara and Sean

Lorna I am so sorry to hear about your Mom. She was a well liked person. I always enjoyed her company when she came to see me.

I am so sorry to hear about the loss to your family.

Thinking about you at this sad time. I have many fond memories of Lorraine and I growing up in Mount Pearl. We also have good memories of times spent with John and Lorraine. Wish we could be there. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

My prayers for comfort, strength and peace are with you Donna and your family at this difficult time.

So glad Lorraine was able to fulfill her dreams of returning to live in Newfoundland. Each time I spoke with her she was sure to confirm how happy she was to be ‘back home’.
Lorraine was such a good friend and I’m very lucky to have had her in my life.
Heartfelt sympathy to each person who knew and loved her.
Miss you more than words can say, girl!

John and Family, we’re so sorry to hear about the passing of Lorraine. Our thoughts and prayers are with you through this very difficult time. Thinking of you guys

Love Cathy and Dave O’Reilly in Ottawa xo

John and family we are very sorry to hear of Lorraine’s passing. We are thinking of you at this time. Dad (Uncle Steve) sends his sympathy at this time as well. God bless you all. Jean & Wince Kean

Uncle John, Donna, Lorna and family,
We are so saddened to hear of Aunt Lorraine’s passing. We both have many fond memories of her. She was such a kind, loving lady who loved life and lived it to the fullest.
Please accept our prayers and sympathy.
Mike and Karen

John and Family,
So sorry to hear of Lorraine’s death. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Please accept our deepest sympathy.
Tony and Maureen Healey