Lorraine Evelyn Simone (née Pilot), of Verona NJ, passed away on August 1, 2020,
at The West Caldwell Care Center, at the age of 89.
She was born on February 2, 1931 in Glen Ridge NJ, the daughter of Eugene and Leona Pilot.
Lorraine was a devout Jehovah's Witness and a long standing congregant with the Verona and Montclair
Kingdom Halls of Jehovah's Witnesses for 44 years.
She graduated from Grover Cleveland High School in Caldwell, NJ in 1949 and went on to
raised her four children during the '50's,'60 and '70's while working full-time
at Mason-Keller Corp. in Roseland, NJ and then Graphics Media, in Fairfield, NJ until her retirement in 1993.
Surviving are her children, daughter Susan Mass (and her husband Scott), of Woodstock, NY,
daughter Jill Conte, of Caldwell NJ and sons Michael Meyers, of Elizabeth NJ and Richard Meyers, of Henderson, NV.,
Lorraine leaves behind her beloved grandchildren, Justin Mass, Braeden Mass, Aela Mass, Ethan Mass,
Deanna Conte, Nicole Conte-Long,
Richard Yar, Esther Meyers, Mallory Goirdano and Alexis Stolfi-Mainster and their spouses.
She is additionally survived by and knew the joy of 17 great-grandchildren, Lukas Conte, Mara, Elliot & Evan Mass,
Henry & Reiss Mass, Ramona & Maxine Mass, Jacob Yar, Don, Jake & Sam Long, and Dylan, Ryan & Andrew Mass,
and Ezra and Penelope Giordano.
She is also survived by her sister, Barbara Puster (Pilot), of New Bern, NC, as well as nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her sister, Jeanette and brothers, Eugene and Richard Pilot.
A memorial tribute to honor her life will be held in 2021.
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Funeral arrangements by the Galante Funeral Home in Caldwell.
Funeral arrangements are private.
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