Lorraine E. (Moore) Adams, age 93

of Kingston

Lorraine E. (Moore) Adams, age 93

Lorraine E. (Moore) Adams, age 93, of Kingston, formerly of Halifax, Quincy and Dorchester, died peacefully, Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at Wingate at Silver Lake in Kingston, in the comfort of her loving family.

Lorraine was born in Boston to the late Henry and Catherine (Thompson) Moore. She was raised in Dorchester and was a graduate of the former Dorchester High School for Girls. She had lived in Kingston for two years, Halifax for three years, previously seven years in Quincy and many years in Chicopee.

She was employed as a supervisor for the State Street Bank, working in Boston and Quincy for over thirty years.

Lorraine loved bingo and trips to Foxwoods with family and friends. She was also an avid reader and enjoyed vacations in Old Orchard Beach, Maine.

She was dedicated to her family and especially to her many grandchildren, great grandchildren and her great great grandsons.

Beloved wife for sixty-three years of the late Roy P. Adams.

Devoted mother of Catherine Lauzon and her husband Roger of Chicopee, Jean MacNeil and her husband Donald of Halifax, Richard Adams of Brookline, Brian Adams and his wife Brenda of Plymouth, Lorrie Bartlett and her husband Edward of Scituate, Diane Schotte of Chicopee, Kenneth Adams and his wife Lisa of Braintree and the late Roy Adams.

Loving grandmother of seventeen grandchildren, thirty-two great grandchildren and two great great grandsons.

One of six siblings, Lorraine was the dear sister of Marilyn McGourty of Braintree, Donna Marston of Quincy and pre-deceased by Ruth Casey, Henry Moore and Geraldine Ray. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral from the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy on Wednesday, April 17th at 9 a.m. Funeral Mass in Saint John the Baptist Church, 44 School Street, Quincy at 10 o’clock. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting Hours at the funeral home on Tuesday from 4 – 8 p.m. Interment Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.

For those who wish, donations in Lorraine’s memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02452


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  • My condolences to my friend rich and to the family. May Lorraine rest in peace and forever be in our hearts.

  • Lorraine was an amazing, loving and caring woman. So many memories of how she looked at my daughter adoringly , her hugs, the amazing way her house smelled of bacon and eggs in the morning when we’d visit. Her home was always filled with love and beautiful memories.

    Thank you Lorraine for being the best Nana to my daughter. You will never be forgotten. We will love you and miss you always.

  • Diane, I’m so sorry for your loss, Just cherish all the great memories you shared with her. And know she’s at peace now. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your Family. God Bless You All.

  • To my nana a absolutely amazing woman mother grandmother great grandmother and great great grandmother. You will be deeply missed. If anyone lived their life to the absolute fullest it was you all the memories you will bring to heaven to share with grampy and Roy they will love. We all will come together on Tuesday and Wednesday to celebrate your wonderful life. Rest easy my beautiful nana I love you and will miss you for a lifetime.

    Love your granddaughter

  • My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  • My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. 😪 🙏

  • Brian and Brenda,
    Russ and I are so sorry for your loss. Sending along our thoughts and prayers and huge hugs.