Lorraine R. Caracci
Oct. 19, 1927 – Aug. 19, 2010
Lorraine R. Caracci, a lifelong resident of Waukesha, died Thursday, Aug.
19, 2010, surrounded by her family at the age of 82. Lorraine was born
Oct. 19, 1927, the daughter of Archibald and Ruth (nee Ralph) Smith.
On June 4, 1949, Lorraine married the love of her life, Dominic (Porky)
Caracci. Lorraine was a member of St. William Catholic Church in Waukesha.
She enjoyed knitting, sewing and cooking. She also loved spending time
with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Lorraine was a special woman, who always gave of herself in a loving,
Lorraine will be dearly missed by her husband, Dominic (Porky); her
children, Michael Caracci, Holly (Jerry) Wick, Patrick (Kobi) Caracci,
Connie (Peter) Gilsinger and Tina (Maury) Pressburger; her grandchildren,
Anthony (Michelle), Angela (Ronn), Josh (Stephanie), Jim, Jordan, Abigail,
Taylor, Riley, Ryan, Korey, Eli, Leeya and Asher; and her
great-grandchildren, Dominic, Sophia and Owen. Lorraine is further
survived by other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Raymond and
Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until the 4 p.m. memorial service
Sunday, Aug. 29, at Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, 237 N.
Moreland Blvd., Waukesha.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to Angels-Grace Hospice,
W359-N7430 Brown St., Oconomowoc, WI 53066.
The family would like to extend special thanks to all of Lorraine’s
doctors and the many nurses that have helped her and the family through
this journey, especially the staff at ProHealth Home Care and Hospice, and
the staff of AngelsGrace Hospice.
Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning
Services is serving the family. For further information, please call
542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary or to leave a condolence,