Lorraine A. Bracco, 78, of Naples, FL passed away on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at her home in Bentley Village. She was originally from Queens, NY and began wintering in Bonita Springs, FL, in 1997. This was before she made it her permanent residence. John and her moved to Naples, FL in 2017 with John.
Lorraine, the daughter of Frances and Gaspar Paladino, was born in Brooklyn, NY on November 8, 1942. For many years, she was a telephone operator. Lorraine married John Bracco. They were married for 58. Lorraine was an active, social person who could be found playing bocce tennis, tennis, and other card games with friends she’d made over the years. Lorraine was a generous person who was always involved in charitable events. Her favorite moments were with her grandchildren. They loved Florida and she spent endless hours with them, playing cards, board games, arts and crafts, or just swimming in the pool.
John, Lorraine’s husband, preceded her in death. John, her husband, preceded Lorraine in death.
A Memorial Mass will take place on Saturday, November 13th, 2021 at 10 am in St. Leo the Great Catholic Church 28300 Beaumont Road Bonita Springs FL 34134. After the Mass, burial will take place at Naples Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, family suggests memorial contributions in Lorraine’s memory to Lee Health Foundation (https://leehealthfoundation.org/donate-now/), 9800 South Healthpark Drive, Suite 405, Fort Myers, FL 33908. If writing a check, place “In Memory of Lorraine Bracco (LRW Fund)” in the memo.
To sign Lorraine’s guest register or leave online condolences, please visit www.ShikanyFuneralHome.com.
Shikany’s Bonita Funeral Home, Crematory, Family Owned And Operated Since 1978 handles arrangements.
Published by Shikany’s Bonita Funeral Home Sep. 11, 2021.