We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Short & Rowe Funeral Home
Lorraine Lianne Berry, 91, of Hudson, MA, died Monday, September 12, 2022, after a short illness. She was born December 26, 1930 in New Bedford, MA to the late Arthur Goguen and Flore Fortier Goguen.
In addition to her parents, Lorraine was preceded in death by her loving husband of 64 years, James F. Berry. Lorraine is survived by her five children, Michael J. Berry and wife Maureen of Concord, MA, Robert D. Berry and wife Deborah of Sarasota, FL, Joseph A. Berry and wife Kathleen of Caswell Beach, NC, Barbara Scalera and husband Michael of Rockaway, NJ and Elizabeth Jewett and husband Greg of Hudson, MA.
She is also survived by her 12 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren: Jillian Corkin, Molly Conicella, Caitlin Berry, Colin Berry, Victoria Berry, James Anthony Berry, Alexander Berry, Craig Berry, Michael Scalera, Nicole Scalera, Kelsey Jewett, Kayla Jewett, Zoey Corkin, Charles Corkin, Laela Tarbell, and Olivia Conicella.
Also preceding her in death was her sister, Simone Natale of Braintree, MA and brother Arthur Goguen of East Brookfield, MA. She is survived by her sisters Connie Desimone of Marlborough, MA, Dolores Maxwell of Stuart, FL and her brother Philip Goguen of Ipswich, MA.
Lorraine was born in New Bedford, MA and raised in Jamaica Plain, MA. After her marriage, she and her husband Jim moved to Michigan where they started their family. They later moved to Hudson, MA where they raised their children. For many years, she was the sole proprietor of Lorraine’s Beauty Shop in Hudson.
Lorraine was known for her love of family, and she lovingly spent much of her spare time with her grandchildren. Her friends were extremely important to her, as was her community for which she spent much time volunteering. She was well known for her generosity and was a lifelong student of the arts.
The family is deeply grateful for the care she received at home in recent years
by her loving family members.
Calling hours will be held on Monday, October 10, from 4 to 6 PM in the Short & Rowe Funeral Home, 95 W. Main St. Marlborough, MA.
Interment at Forestvale Cemetery, Hudson will be private at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial gifts be made to the Hudson Senior Center.