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“Ms. Garnett was, without a doubt, my favorite teacher of all time. I was very fortunate to have her as my homeroom teacher for three years (1972...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: Irene Voizard - Miami, FL

“As I listened to Julie speak of her mother's life, I was so touched and understood what happened to people who were lucky enough to be touched by...Read More »
2 of 23 | Posted by: Trish Irons - Concord, MA

“Miss Garnett was one of my high school teachers over 35 years ago. She was by far my favourite, warm and welcoming, she had a way of making me feel...Read More »
3 of 23 | Posted by: Cathy Seary - Duncan, BC

“Ms. Garnett was one of my favorite teachers 34 years ago. She helped me come out of my shell and was always there when I needed to talk to someone. I...Read More »
4 of 23 | Posted by: Valerie Kirkman - Pincourt, QC

“Lorraine Garnett had a huge impact on my life as an impressionable 16-year-old struggling with all of the issues of the day. She seemed to reach out...Read More »
5 of 23 | Posted by: Carolyn Finnerty - Chateauguay, QC

“Ms Garnett was my high school homeroom teacher from 1972-1975 in a small town outside Montreal - at Howard S. Billings High School in Chateauguay,...Read More »
6 of 23 | Posted by: Noreen Finnegan - Montreal, QC

“Lorraine was one of the kindest,funniest and most loving people I got to know at Wellesley College. She was one of a kind in terms of her zest for...Read More »
7 of 23 | Posted by: nora hussey - wellesley, MA

“Lorraine and Gerard welcomed me to their home, during a trying time of life, for Christmas 1995. I will always remember their kindness. We are so...Read More »
8 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“My deepest condolences to Jerry and family. While I didn't know Lorraine well, I admired her life well-lived and her loving spirit which pervaded...Read More »
9 of 23 | Posted by: Susan Curtin - Concord, MA

“My condolences to Gerry, Matt, John and James and to both families and Lorraine's many friends. Lorraine was always very kind and giving to myself...Read More »
10 of 23 | Posted by: Stephen McWalter - Concord, MA

“Maya Angelou wrote: "I've learned that you may forget what a person said, you may forget what a person did, but you will never forget the way you...Read More »
11 of 23 | Posted by: Anne Garnett Taylor - MD - Family

“We will always remember Lorraine....her dignity, kindness and sincerity. We offer our utmost condolences to her wonderful family who will continue...Read More »
12 of 23 | Posted by: Elaine and Enrico Schwimmer - MA

“Ms Garnett (as she was known to me) was an amazing English teacher at Howard S Billings High School in Chateauguay, Quebec in the 1970s. She...Read More »
13 of 23 | Posted by: Sandy Jenkins - Spruce View, AB

“Lorraine was the most wonderful and generous person I have ever met. She made me feel I was part of her family when I was the boys nannie.My...Read More »
14 of 23 | Posted by: Marja Eckler - Largo FL, FL

“Lorraine and I were good friends in high school. She was a warm, kind, and brilliant young woman then, and I am sure that she shared her gifts with...Read More »
15 of 23 | Posted by: Christine Beagan - Randolph, MA

“To the Ward family. I was a childhood friend of Lorraine's from Wakefield. We have stayed in touch over the years through emails and exchanges of...Read More »
16 of 23 | Posted by: Gail Betz - Bainbridge Island, WA

“Gerard, so sorry for your loss. Lorraine was such a wonderful person, and I know she will be greatly missed by you and your family. Please know you...Read More »
17 of 23 | Posted by: Mary (Walker) Bradway - MA

“Lorraine....a brilliant light......force of nature...always a warm smile...Will be greatly missed...Deepest Sympathy, Gretchen Standke ”
18 of 23 | Posted by: Gretchen Standke - N. Reading, MA

“My deepest sympathy and peace to Jerry and the family.Tony Polito ”
19 of 23 | Posted by: Anthony Polito - Lynnfield, MA

“Words cannot express the sadness felt at the loss of such a kind, vibrant woman that Lorraine was. Our prayers are with you, Girard, and your family...Read More »
20 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“What a life remarkably well-lived! With fond memories, we send our prayers and deepest condolences to Jerry and all the family. ”
21 of 23 | Posted by: Hilary, Bill, and Matthew MIDON - MA

“As the wife of a retired ex-tutor, Joe C. LoPresti at Fenn, Lorraine made it a point to welcome me into the Fenn community as soon as she met me. I'm...Read More »
22 of 23 | Posted by: Mara Bentman

“No graduate of Mount Holyoke College better represented this amazing women's college. Lorraine understood the value of education in all of its...Read More »
23 of 23 | Posted by: A friend


Ward, Lorraine H. (Garnett) of Concord, formerly of Wakefield, died peacefully surrounded by her family on March 9th. Beloved wife of Gerard J.G. Ward. Loving mother of John Ward and wife Bianca, James Ward and wife Sophia, and Matthew Ward and wife Courtney. Sister of John Garnett, Steven Garnett and Julie Garnett. Grandmother of James Peter, Jack, and Matthew Julian. Funeral procession from the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield Saturday, March 18th at 8:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass for close friends and family in St. Florence Church, 47 Butler Ave., Wakefield at 9:30 a.m. Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the Funeral Home Friday, March 17th from 4-8 p.m. A celebration of life memorial service will occur in Ward Hall at The Fenn School, Concord, MA on a date in early May soon to be posted on The Fenn School website. Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers may be made to Mount Holyoke College, The Lorraine Garnett Ward Scholarship Fund c/o Gwyneth Merner, Office of Advancement, 50 College St. South Hadley, MA 01075.