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Lorraine E. Prive
  • Alzheimer's Association
    309 Waverley Oaks Rd
    Waltham, MA 02452
  • Courtyard Nursing Care Center
    200 Governors Ave
    Medford, MA 02155

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“My condolences to Lorraines family. I know she will be truly missed. I will always remember Lorraine for her easy going attitude and the smile she...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Betsy DiMeo - MA - friend

“Lorraine and I met at Mother's club, St. Patrick's School, Stoneham and through her I made many long time friends. We shared another common cause...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Ann Desmond - Middleton, MA

“At Mother's Club, St. Patrick's School and through her I made many long time friends. We shared another common cause and together we helped others,...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Ann Desmond - Middleton, MA


4 of 7 | Posted by: ann desmond - middleton, MA

“Over the past 35 years, Lorraine always extended a warm hug & genuine ' welcome to her home' during holidays, summers in Vermont or visits her...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Dee DiTerlizzi - Westborough, MA

“I will never forget Mrs. Prive - she was the heart of South School when I was there. May you find comfort in the memories she made with you. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Elizabeth Bryant Mahoney - MA

“Dear Michael, Kathy, Jean and Linda,I am so very sorry for your loss. Your mom was a special soul who I will miss sorely. She touched many hearts. ...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Monika Gibbons - Lancaster, MA


Lorraine E. Prive passed away peacefully at the age of 86 surrounded by her four children on Easter Sunday. She grew up in Stoneham, Mass., the daughter of John and Augusta LeBlanc. Lorraine was married in 1950, beloved wife of Andrew L. Prive, Jr. (deceased). Together, they built a lovely home and raised their children in Stoneham. She was a lifetime parishioner of St. Patrick's Church, attended St. Patrick's School and later worked as a secretary in the Rectory. She was an active member of the Mother's Club. In 1986, Lorraine retired as secretary of Stoneham South School. She loved children, socializing, baking, sewing, playing cards and dancing. She enjoyed traveling with her friends, spending summers in Vermont and winters in Florida with her husband, children and grandchildren. Lorraine was a loving mother to her four children and is survived by; Kathleen Kennedy and husband Michael of Lynnfield, Jean Gravel of Stoneham, Linda Prive of Florida, Michael Prive and wife Svetlana of Ashby. She was blessed with four grandchildren; Matthew Gravel (deceased), Katelin, Sarah, and Michael Kennedy, Jr. Devoted sister of Marilyn Testa of North Reading and Jean LeBlanc of Stoneham and sister-in-law of Brenda (Prive) LaConti of Lynnfield. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the McDonald-Finnegan Funeral Home, 322 Main St., Stoneham on Friday from 5:00 - 8:00pm. Her Funeral will be held from the Funeral Home on Saturday at 9AM, followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Patrick Church, 71 Central St., Stoneham at 10AM. Interment will take place at Lindenwood Cemetery, Montvale Ave., Stoneham.

In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be the Alzheimer's Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452 or to the Courtyard Nursing Care Center, 200 Governors Ave., Medford, MA 02155.