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Loring, Thelma I.

Thelma Irene (Russell) Loring, a resident of Norwood since 1947, died Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at the Norwood Hospital.  She was 93.  Thelma was born April 7, 1921 in Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada, the oldest daughter of Allen and Hilda (Russell) Russell.  She graduated from Canton High School with the Class of 1939,  On August 17, 1947 she married Harold Everett Loring and moved to Norwood.  Her husband Harold died in 2004.  Thelma was the mother of Harold E. Loring Jr. of Norwood, and the late Kenneth R. Loring.  She was the sister of the late Muriel Lucier, the late Ellery Russell, and the late Otis Russell.  She is survived by her brother Donald Russell of Stoughton; her sister Phyllis Viola of Brockton; her two grandchildren, Edward R. Loring and Jeffrey Alan Loring; and her three great grandchildren, Colin Loring, Melissa Loring, and Madison Loring.  Visiting hours will be held Monday, April 28th from 4 to 8 PM at the May Funeral Home, 85 Nichols Street, Norwood.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral service Tuesday at 10 AM at the funeral home followed by burial in Knollwood Memorial Park in Canton.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Jeffrey Loring
    April 25th, 2014 | 9:53 am

    I will miss you Grammy 4 ever and always
    Love Jeff

  2. Lisa C Stanley
    April 25th, 2014 | 1:02 pm

    I was so blessed to have had the opportunity to have met such an amazing woman. I have many times sat with your son, and grandsons, and have relived the many memories that they have shared, Rest in peace Thelma, now you are in heaven with your loving husband and son, and your family, and I am sure you are wearing your dancing shoes ~ Always and Forever in our hearts

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