Lorraine May

Lorraine O. May (Orens)

Sunday, March 2nd, 1919 - Saturday, July 13th, 2019
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May, Lorraine O.
Lorraine Orens May, passed away on July 13th, 2019. She was born Lorraine Lillian Orens and was a devoted daughter to her parents, Nathan and Esther Orens of Chicago. Lorraine was educated at the University of Illinois and the University of Chicago. She was a wonderful mother to her two surviving sons: Jonathan May and James May, embracing James’ wife Melisa Lee, as part of the family. Lorraine and her husband, Jack May, enjoyed a long 64 loving years together before Jack passed on in 2007. An avid golfer, growing up with a golfing fanatic for a father, Lorraine enjoyed the sport for many years. Besides being an exceptional daughter, wife, and mother, Lorraine was a creative force, developing herself over the years as an artist, ceramicist, dress designer, bonsai enthusiast and more. She was also the Midwest Bonsai Society Secretary and Secretary of The Lyric Opera Chicago, Glencoe chapter. Memorial services will be held on Thursday, July 18th, 2019, at 4:00 PM, at Makom Solel Lakeside South Campus, 1221 County Line Road, in Highland Park, IL (847) 432-7950. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to: The Chicago Botanic Garden. Arrangements by Mitzvah Memorial Funerals: 630-Mitzvah (630)-648-9824, www.MitzvahFunerals.com
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  • Service

    Thursday, July 18th, 2019 | 4:00pm
    Thursday, July 18th, 2019 4:00pm
    Makom Solel Lakeside South Campus
    1221 County Line Road
    Highland Park, IL 60035
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    Rabbi Isaac Serotta
  • Interment

    Address Not Available
  • Shiva

    The May Residence
    971 Oak Drive
    Glencoe, Illinois 60022
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    847-835-1219 Following the services until 8PM


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