It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Lorraine A. (Blanchette) Albanese, 87, of East Berlin, who died Monday (June 13, 2022) at Hartford Hospital. Born in New Britain, November 29, 1934 and was the daughter of the late Albert and Nellie (White) Blanchette. She attended local schools, St Joseph’s Church and was a member of St. Joseph’s School Mother’s Club where she served as President and Vice President. Lorraine was predeceased by her loving husband, Anthony J. Albanese, who died Jan. 9, 2014. Mrs. Albanese is survived by four daughters, Annalee C. McGuire (Mark) Wendy A. Buccheri (Stephen) Patricia J. Albanese, and Andrea M. Albanese; 10 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren. The family extends a heartfelt thanks to her many doctors and nurses at Hartford Health Care, Hartford Hospital, The Conklin Building Floor 3, The Berlin VNA and the Jefferson House. Our Mom had the best care possible. Friends and family are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial Monday (June 20, 2022) at 10:00 AM at St. Paul’s Church 485 Alling St. Berlin. Burial will be private. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Center 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105.