HENDERSON, Lorraine Marguerite

(Former employee of Oshawa Public Library

Former member of Oshawa Chapter Sweet Adelines)


Unexpectedly at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on Wednesday November 1, 2017 at the age 76.  Beloved wife of Robert “Bob” Henderson for 52 good years.  Loving mom to Brian Henderson, Carl Henderson (Eric Seltzer) and David Henderson (Cindy).  Devoted Grandma to Riley, Cora and Cody.  Cherished sister of Russ Brown (Sue), Shirley Paquette (Daryl) and Sharon Gowland (Doug).  Relatives and friends may call at McINTOSH-ANDERSON-KELLAM FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King Street East, Oshawa (905-433-5558) for a memorial visitation on Tuesday from 2:00 to 4:00 pm and 7:00 to 9:00 pm.  A Celebration of Life service will be held on Wednesday November 8, 2017 at 3:00 pm in the funeral home chapel.  Donations in memory of Lorraine can be made to Heart and Stroke foundation or charity of choice.  


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  • Nov 2, 2017

    Dave & Liz Sanders
    It is with a heavy heart that we send our condolences in the loss of a dear wife to my brother Bob and to Brian, Carl (Eric), Dave (Cindy, Riley, Cody, Cora) in the loss of a dear Mother/Grandmother.  Lorraine was one of a kind as a sister-in-law and we will miss her smiling face and laughter.  Lorri will never be forgotten in our hearts.
  • Nov 2, 2017

    Helen and John
    We are still in shock. She was the hub of your family and to me an admired cousin. I had been hoping to visit her some time soon .
    Of course it is hard on the young people and her dearly loved grandkids and we are holding Bob in our hearts as he has lost a companion and wife. 
  • Nov 3, 2017

    Joy and George
    We send you all our condolences at this sad time.  Lorr's smile would always brighten the room, we will remember her fondly.
  • Nov 3, 2017

    Carol and Rob
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We hope your memories of Lorraine will comfort you at this very sad time.
  • Nov 3, 2017

    The Bakalar Family
    Dear Henderson Family- Your mother/wife died 2 years to the day that our mother/wife died.  As our family continues to grieve you’ll be in our thoughts.  Wishing you many happy family memories to ease you through your suffering.  Sending our deepest condolences.
  • Nov 3, 2017

    Marshall McMaster
    Brian, Carl and David. I was deeply saddened to learn of your mother's passing. Find strength in each other and your family. My sincerest condolences to you, your families and father too. You're  in my thoughts.
  • Nov 4, 2017

    Janet Dowson
    So sorry to hear of Lorraine's passing.  An amazing lady...full of spirit and always smiling.  She will be missed by many, whose thoughts and prayers are with you now, at this very difficult time for your family. It was nice to have been acquainted with her.   I know all of you will very much cherish the memories you made together, and find some comfort there.
    Extending sincere sympathy and understanding.   Janet
  • Nov 4, 2017

    Jane Zednik
    I was saddened to learn of this sudden and tragic news. I worked with Lorraine for a spell at the Oshawa Public Library. I remember her wicked sense of humour and infectious hearty laugh. My heartfelt condolences to the family.
  • Nov 4, 2017

    Rick and Lynne Lytle
    We would like to offer our condolences to the family at this difficult time. Sorry for your sudden loss. We always enjoyed seeing Lorraine at the Carberry picnic, along with Dad's other cousins. Love, Lynne, Rick, Cameron and Nicole
  • Nov 6, 2017

    Heather and Pete Cox
    We are so sorry to hear of Lorraine's passing. Please accept our deepest sympathy to you and your family.
  • Nov 6, 2017

    Julie & Iain Reid
    Sending our heartfelt condolences to all of you. Keeping you close in our hearts and prayers...we cherish the memories we have of Lorraine...we will never forget her infectious laugh xx
  • Nov 6, 2017

    Ruth Roininen
    So sorry to hear about Lorraine, my condolences to the family at this difficult time.  Life is so short and words are difficult at this time.  I know the memories will be wonderful, again so sorry to hear.  You are in my prayers and thoughts at this difficult time. 
  • Nov 7, 2017

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  • Nov 7, 2017

    Tim, Quinn and Paige Kowcenuk, Kim Wilson
    Dear Bob, Carl, Brian and Dave,
    Sorry to hear about Lorraine. Our deepest condolences to you and your family and know that we are thinking of you at this difficult time.
  • Nov 7, 2017

    Bill & Bonnie Kornylo
    Bob, Brian,Carl Dave and families deepest sympathy in the passing of your much loved wife, mom,and grandmother. May all the precious memories remain forever in your hearts and  help bring you some comfort as you get through this difficult time.Sincere and heartfelt condolences Bill, Bonnie, Paul ,Alli, Brent Kornylo and families
  • Nov 7, 2017

    Carol and Derek McCracken
    We are shocked and so sad to hear about Lorraine. I was so hoping the Young Peoples would get together again so we could hook up again. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
  • Nov 8, 2017

    Christine and Bob Knudson
    To Bob and family, please accept our deepest condolences in the passing of Lorraine. We have such fond  memories of Lorraine when we lived in Oshawa. As a former member of Oshawa Chapter Sweet Adelines, I will always remember Lorraine as a dedicated member and a strong singer!
  • Nov 9, 2017

    Frank Baron
    Very sorry to hear this. She was a nice lady, great neighbour, and friend of my parents. Condolences to the family.
  • Nov 9, 2017

    Carol and Art Nadelle
    Dear Bob:  Art & I were shocked and very saddened to hear the news of Lorraine's passing.  I have many wonderful memories of Lorraine from my days at Elverston - the church, chatting after the services, the choir and of course the YPU group.  Our family knew the Brown family so well.  They were all wonderful people!  Lorraine sang at our wedding. She was always so happy and fun to be with.  When I was a teenager I went with Lorraine and a couple of other girls to Buffalo.  We flew there and had a FUN time. That was my first time on an airplane - a real adventure. 
    Please accept our heartfelt sympathy.  We will keep you and your family in our prayers. - with kindest regards from us both - Carol   
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