Obituary of Lorraine A. MacMillan
Lorraine A. MacMillan, 79, lifelong resident of North Arlington passed away on Thursday, April 20, 2023 at home. She worked for IBM in Parsippany as an Administrative Assistant to the Branch Manager for many years until her retirement. Lorraine was an avid reader. She could often be found spending time at the library expanding her book knowledge. Lorraine enjoyed watching her afternoon stories on TV and tending to her flower garden in her backyard.
She was predeceased by her brother-in-law, Edward J. Brett; sister-in-law, Mildred Helies; and a niece, Kelly Ann Helies. Lorraine is survived by her beloved husband of 58 years, Kenneth C. MacMillan; sister, Marilyn Brett of Manalapan; brother, Harold “Buddy” Helies of Tuscon, AZ; nephews, Michael Helies of Tuscon, AZ; niece, Sharron Szelest and her husband, Dr. Gregory Szelest; three great nieces, twins, Vanessa Lespron and her husband, Roman and Nicole Helies and her partner, Nate Martinez and Dawn DeLuca and her husband, Scott; great nephews, Keith Barlow and his wife, Gina and Alexander Szelest and his wife, Nicole; five great-great nephews; and six great-great nieces.
Visitation will be held at the Clayton & McGirr Funeral Home, 100 Elton-Adelphia Road (Route 524), Freehold Township on Monday, April 24, 2023 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM with her funeral service to begin at 3:00 PM. Interment will be private. For those who desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project, P. O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS, 66675. For information, directions, or to leave condolence messages to the family, please visit www.claytonfuneralhome.com