Obituary for Lorraine Kerr (Spirko)
Lorraine Kerr, 90 of Brielle passed away on Friday December 29, 2017 at Ocean Medical Center, Brick with her family by her side. Lorraine was born and raised in Clifton, raised her family in Upper Saddle River, retired to Mantoloking in 1977 and moved to Brielle in 2004. Lorraine was a registered nurse and had worked for Passaic General until her marriage in 1949. She was the owner and operator of the Gathering Basket in Manasquan for 13 years. Lorraine was a master fisherman, she enjoyed boating, gardening, relaxing in the sun and hunting along the shore for shells. She loved all animals, especially dogs. Her beautiful smile, quick wit and generous heart will be sorely missed by all who had the joy to know and love her. “Forever our Noni”.
Lorraine was predeceased by her husband of 40 years George Mercer Kerr, Jr. in 1988 and a sister Phyllis Harlak. She is survived by her six loving children Jeff Kerr of California, Susan Cornett of Connecticut, Laurel Benge of Connecticut, Douglas Kerr of Point Pleasant Borough, Nancy Kerr of Wall and George Kerr III of Pine Beach. Lorraine is also survived by her 11 beloved grandchildren Sarah, Anna, Cara, Alyssa, Kim, Scott, Thomas, Geoff, Matt, Braden, Steve; three cherished great grandchildren Caleb, Dominic and Theo.
Arrangements are under the care of Orender Family Home for Funerals, Manasquan. Services are private. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Lorraine Kerr Nursing Scholarship C/O Ocean Medical Center Foundation 1340 Campus Parkway Bldg C Unit 4 Neptune, NJ 07753. To send condolences to the family please visit www.orenderfamilyhome.com