Lorraine Linton, a resident of Warwick for almost 70 years, passed away on Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, at St. Anthony Community Hospital. She was 89 years old.
Born on March 2, 1931, in Passaic, New Jersey, she was the daughter of James White Farr and Lilla Marie Chapman. She graduated from Monroe High School in 1948 and was married in 1951 to the late Elwood Linton (2008).
Lorraine worked as a secretary to attorney Frank R. Abbott, Esq., and then Wilfred L. Raynor and Barbara White at Raynor Country Real Estate.
A member of the Warwick Country Club, she was a former golf champion at Warwick and Stony Ford. She also won the President’s Cup at Stony Ford where she had three holes in one and runner-up at Otterkill Golf and Country Club.
She was also an avid tennis player and bowler.
“Aunt Lorraine” was always a loving presence during holiday gatherings, sharing many stories about the family and great times spent living in Warwick. She will be deeply missed.
She is survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins, and long-time friends Barbara and Catherine White. She was predeceased by her sister Marilyn Farr and brother James Farr.
Visitation was held Sept. 9 at Lazear-Smith & Vander Plaat Memorial Home, 17 Oakland Ave., Warwick.
A graveside service was held Sept. 10 at Warwick Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Warwick Valley Humane Society, PO Box 61, Warwick, NY 10990.
For further information or to send an online condolence, see www.lsvpmemorialhome.com.