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Lorraine Agnes Bettencourt
Sept. 24, 1924 June 18, 2009
A celebration of life service will be held for Lorraine Bettencourt, 84, of Ceres at 11 a.m. Monday at Samaritan Village, 7700 Fox Rd., Hughson. A dear mother and loving grandmother, Lorraine was surrounded by her loving children and grandchildren, when she went home to heaven.
She grew up in Ceres and attended Ceres schools. She met and married Frank
Bettencourt in 1940, and together they raised their four children. Lorraine was employed at Gallo Winery from 1952-1964, then became a homemaker and devoted herself to her children and grandchildren.
Lorraine is survived by her children, Dolores Daniel of Hughson, Frances Cadwell and her husband, Bill, Bettencourt of Ceres, and Pat Robinson of Modesto; sisters, Eva Jones of Turlock and Wanda Thomas of Modesto; brother, Ed Thomas of Modesto; 10 grandchildren; and 20 great grandchildren.
Lorraine is reunited in love and peace with her husband, Frank J. Bettencourt; brother, Alex Thomas Sr.; sisters, Marian Christiansen, Carrie Amaral, Marie Bettencourt and Cora Young; and grandchild, Thomas Christopher Cadwell.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Community Hospice, 4368 Spyres Way, Modesto, CA 95356.