Lorraine W. Tully

By Orleans Hub Posted 29 October 2019 at 1:31 pm

Lorraine Tully

Go rest high on that mountain, Mom. Your work on earth is done.

Lorraine W. Tully, 83, passed away Oct. 21, 2019 with family by her side. She lived in the Albion/Waterport area most of her life, and she was a graduate of Albion High School, Class of 1954.

Lorraine retired from the New York State Department of Correctional Services after 31 years. After being home for a while, she decided to rejoin the workforce. One of her favorite sayings was, “Idle hands are the devil’s workshop,” so she went to work at Jubilee Foods for six years and worked another five years at Washington Mutual Bank before calling it quits. She enjoyed playing the piano and keyboards and was often heard singing or whistling a tune. She had a “tell it like it is” attitude but also had a wonderful sense of humor. She loved to play Yahtzee and euchre, and she loved to laugh with family and friends.

Lorraine was predeceased by her husband, James F. Tully Sr.; granddaughter, Heather Tully; son, James F. Tully Jr.; and son-in-law, Ray Hathaway.

She was dearly loved and will be sorely missed by her kids, Laurie Tully Hathaway, Michael (Cathy) Tully, Danny Tully, Brenda (Fred Conley) Tully, and Tim (Connie Coon) Tully; her daughter-in-law, Cynthia Tully; her grandkids, Katey (Josue), Sean, Brandi (Harvey), Dustin, Jennifer, Tyan (Kelsey), Zy and April; great-grandkids, Damon, Katalina, Sophia, Christian, Harvey, Gary, Carmella, Presley and Stacey; and sisters, nieces, nephews and extended family in the United States and Canada.

Lorraine loved reminiscing about the great times she had with family and friends on “The Avenue,” and she appreciated her special Waterport neighbors, Gene and Jeanie, and Glen and Sandy.

A private memorial service will be held by the family at a later date.

Lorraine’s arrangements have been entrusted to Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., 21 West Ave., Albion. To share a special memory of Lorraine, please visit www.mitchellfamilyfuneralhomes.com.