AUBURN — Lorraine Panek, 71, of Auburn, passed away Saturday, April 7, 2018, at Upstate University Hospital, with her daughters by her side.
Lorraine was born in Fort Fairfield, Maine on Feb. 8, 1947, the daughter of the late Alphonse and Lucille Martin Rossignol. She was a self-employed hairdresser who owned and operated Lorraine’s Hair Styling. With the help of her family, Lorraine fought a long and courageous battle with cancer. Her strong Christian faith gave her comfort and strength during her battle.
Lorraine is survived by her devoted family, her daughters, Lynn (Rob) Trites, of Elma, Michele (Bob) Temple, of Skaneateles, and Kim (Ed) Collins, of Ithaca; her beloved grandchildren, whom she loved so dearly, Taylor, Brandon, and Dalton Trites, Jack, Tyler, and Katie Lorraine Collins. Lorraine is also survived by her siblings, Julianne (Carl) Jones, Robert Rossignol, Irene Roets, Sandra (Glen) Schram, Betty (Tom) Stamp, Brenda Caza, and Gary Rossignol; and many nieces and nephews and their families.
A private service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 16, at White Chapel Funeral Home, 197 South St., Auburn, officiated by Pastor Bob Canino.
Donations in memory of Lorraine Panek may be made to First Love Ministries, Auburn, NY 13021 or to The Golisano Children’s Hospital, Syracuse, NY.
Arrangements are with White Chapel Funeral Home Inc., 197 South St., Auburn.