WESTON - Lorraine D. Hayes, 76, passed away Nov. 4, 2015 in Houlton with her family by her side. She was born Sept. 24, 1939 in Vanceboro, the daughter of Roy & Marion (McLaughlin) Kelley.
She married the love of her life, Phillip "Dickie" Hayes, on her 16th birthday. Lorraine moved to Connecticut where she worked at Home Pride Provisions and moved back to Maine in 1979 where she worked as a waitress and in retail until her retirement. She enjoyed bingo and playing cards and was never happier than when she was surrounded by her family, especially during the holidays.
She leaves behind daughters, Jo Dreisch & partner, Anthony Flewelling of Houlton and Pamela Hayes of Bangor; the pride & joys of her life, grandchildren: Galen & Lisa Seavey of Meriden, CT, Renai & Dennis Beach of Vanceboro, ME, Charles "Bub" Parker and partner, Shana Sniegocki of Fort Graitiot, MI, Clarissa Parker & partner, Todd Berry of Alexander, ME; great grandchildren: Brandon "The Man" McMannus, Austin Beach, Gavin Berry and Adriene Lorraine Berry; sister and brother in-law: Norma & Lindy Grass of Vanceboro, ME; brother in-law and wife, Merle & Susan Hayes of Danforth as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her husband Phillip.
Special thanks to Dr. Older & Dr. Kaplan and nursing staff at HRH and East Grand Health Center. Family wishes to acknowledge Anthony Flewelling for his special friendship during her final years. Friends may call 10-11 am, Wed., Nov, 11 followed by a memorial service at 11 am at the Amity Baptist Church with Reverend Richard McLaughlin officiating. Interment will be held at the Weston Cemetery. For online condolences please visit
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