Lorraine A. Colannino

Lorraine A. Colannino 81, of Cranston passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday October 2nd.

Lorraine was the wife of Anthony J. Colannino Sr. for 64 years.

She was born on April 15, 1938 to the late Lillian and Alfred Verdone Sr. of North Grosvenordale, Connecticut. She would then move to Providence Rhode Island, Ford St and then Waverly St. before moving to Cranston, Rhode Island where she resided since the 1960’s.

Besides her husband Anthony, Lorraine leaves behind her children; Karen, Anthony Jr., Kenneth, and Christine.Lorraine was also the mother of the late Phyllis A. Colannino.

In addition, she is survived by four grandchildren; Jamie, James, Haylee and Andrew, as well as 3 great grandchildren; Carissa, Emma, Aden.

Lorraine also leaves behind 2 of her 8 other siblings; sister Carol Disarro of Johnston, and Robert Verdone of Pascoag, Rhode Island.

Lorraine was a lifelong homemaker who loved and cherished spending time with her family and friends. She enjoyed cooking, baking, making floral arrangements and studying her Bible. In her younger years she was an avid dancer.

Lorraine was a very warm-hearted woman with a great sense of humor, who loved to host and entertain. She will be missed & remembered by all who knew her.

Funeral Services for Lorraine will be held on Monday October 7th at 10:00am in The Butterfield Chapel 500 Pontiac Avenue Cranston. Burial in St. Ann Cemetery will be private. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 5:00-8:00pm.

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Mie Fujimoto - 10/05/2019

You made me feel like family the first time you met me. Thank you for always making me feel welcome. I will miss you , it won’t be the same without you. I promise I will look after your Grandson. Love you!

Evyon - 10/05/2019

My condolences to the Colannino family, her sister Carol, her brother Bob and her extended family.
Auntie Lorraine was a mother to me as well. She took care of me after my mother, her sister, passed away when I was 5 years old. She treated me like one of her own. She also taught me to be a good person because God is always watching us. Family gatherings at her house were always filled with great family, plenty of the tastiest food and lots of LOVE! I will miss you very much, but will have wonderful memories thanks to your love and generosity.

Florence - 10/05/2019

My sincere condolences. Rest in eternal peace Lorraine.

Carmella Mace - 10/05/2019

My condolences to Lorraine’s entire family. I’m extremely sorry for your loss.

Bill, Mona & Emma - 10/05/2019

Our deepest sympathy to the Colannino’s family, May you all be relieved she is now resting in painless piece. Auntie did what every it took to keep family together.
Auntie Lorraine took over as a mother figure to my sisters , brother and me when our mother past away. She guided us from our very young ages to adults.
Family together with love

Kim & Nicholas Rose - 10/06/2019

My sincerest condolences to the entire family. I met her many times and she was always very welcoming and treated me like family. Heaven has gained another Angel (as well as have all of you). She will always be with you. If there is anything I can do please don’t hesitate. I’m here for you all. 😢🙏❤️

Timothy N Carpenter - 10/06/2019

To thew entire Colannino Family my deepest condolences on the passing of your Mom . Your childhood friend.

Martha E Spigell - 10/06/2019

Anthony,Karen,Christine,Kenny and Anthony Jr
We are heartbroken about your mom but feel fortunate that we visited in July when we were there. She knows we love her and will forever miss her. Our deepest sympathies. We love you all.

Helen R. Coupe - 10/06/2019

Dear Tony, So sorry to hear of the loss of your beloved wife. May she rest in peace and may your time of sorrow be lessened by fond memories of happier times. Sincere sympathy to you and your entire family. Fondly,
Helen & Bob Coupe (McDonald's)

Tammy Mitchell - 10/06/2019

Ken, So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family

Gail Thorogood - 10/06/2019

Your Cox family sends our sincere condolences to the Colannino family. Ken, we will keep you and your family in our prayers. Bless you.

Sandra - 10/07/2019

My sincere condolences. Thoughts and prayers to the family.

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