Passed peacefully away on Tuesday, March 7, 2023, surrounded by family at the age of 78.
Lorraine was preceded in death by her husband Edward F. Crane and family members of the Vinnicombe and Crane families.
Left with fond and loving memories are her children, Rena Stickel and Brian Stickel; grandchildren Christopher Stickel, Candace Stickel (Rob Gallwey); and great-grandsons Dominic and Damien Edwards. Michelle Slade Preston (Andy Preston) and great grandson Parker Preston. Michael Dawe (Amelia Dawe) and great-granddaughters Shannon-Lee and Shirley Dawe. Twin brother Kevin Vinnicombe and sister Pat Harding. Along with many nieces, nephews and extended family and friends.
A very special thank you to her nieces, Bernice Cooke, Wanda Parker, and Arlene Campbell for taking time out of their lives to be with mom during her illness.
Nothing could have prepared us for losing such a vibrant soul, who left an impression on everyone she met. We are left with many cherished memories full of love and laughter.
Special thanks goes to Hospice Simcoe for their amazing care, compassion, and support.
Services will be held at Innisfil Funeral Home, 7910 Yonge St, Innisfil, ON, Saturday, March 18, 2023 from 1:00 to 3:00 pm. A live link is available for those who can not attend the service.
As expressions of sympathy a Memorial contribution in Lorraine’s name to Hospice Simcoe, 336 Penetanguishene Rd, Barrie, ON L4M 7C2 are welcome. Plants and flowers will also be gratefully accepted.
Online memories and condolences may be made at www.peacefultransition.ca
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Paula WhalenPosted on: Monday, March 13, 2023
Thoughts and prayers are being sent to the family.
Hold on to your wonderful memories of your Mom as they will get you through this difficult time.
Lorraine always had a welcoming feel to her. She will be missed.
Paula and Dianna Whalen
JackiesPosted on: Monday, March 13, 2023
She a beautiful woman she we’ll miss
Grant McDougallPosted on: Monday, March 13, 2023
My thoughts are with you all . A Mothers love is a blessing
Judy HowellPosted on: Monday, March 13, 2023
Hi Rena so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. My condolences to your family.
Wanda ParkerPosted on: Monday, March 13, 2023
Although Lorraine will be terribly missed, she will always be in our hearts.
She was a ray of sunshine on a cloudy day!
Linda CatoePosted on: Tuesday, March 14, 2023
Rena, Brian and family. You’ve lost a jewel and one of whom any who knew her surely have special memories. She was a special Aunt and there for us all. Hold tight those fond memories. My mom, Dor and dad, Dick absolutely loved her! As did I. Linda
Arlene CampbellPosted on: Tuesday, March 14, 2023
You were so special to me all of my life. You will be missed. Kick up your heels with mom and the rest of family. Love you ❤️
Millie Evans OneillPosted on: Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Rena,Brian and family so very sorry on the passing of your mom she was such a wonder lady.we were good friends for years always keeped in touch to the the end i will miss chatting with her about old memories we shared. Rip my Friend Fly high with the Angels xo