Bloomington

Mary Lorraine Davies

Mary Lorraine Davies, 90, of Bloomington, passed away at 8:40 a.m., Friday, January 13, 2017 at Meadows Mennonite Retirement Home.

 

Her funeral will be at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 17, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Bloomington with Rev. Gregory Nelson officiating. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bloomington. Visitation will be from 10:00-11:00 a.m., Tuesday at the church. Carmody-Flynn Funeral Home, Bloomington is assisting the family with arrangements.

 

Memorials may be made to the Shriner’s Hospitals for Children.

 

Lorraine was born April 27, 1926 in Gillespie, the daughter of James and Mamie Pianfetti Sandretto. She married Joseph Davies, Jr. on July 26, 1947 in Gillespie. He preceded her in death on June 4, 1974.

 

Survivors include a daughter, Stephane Elise (David) Booth of Stow, Ohio; a brother, James (Rosalie) Sandretto of Gillespie; 5 nieces and nephews, Joan Libra and Brett Sandretto, both of Gillespie, Becky (Jon) Frieda of St. Louis, MO, Gayle Lanter of Huntsville, AL and Terry (Sandra) Lanter of Alabaster, AL; 6 great nieces and 2 great nephews.

 

She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Virginia Lanter.

 

Lorraine was a distribution secretary for Library Book Selection Service for many years. She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Bloomington and was very active in the St. Mary’s Mother’s Club. She volunteered for Heritage Manor in Bloomington and was a great cat lover.