Lorraine Canoe, 80, Akwesasne
Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 10:16 pm

Lorraine Canoe, 80, of 151 Frogtown Road, passed away Friday, August 2, 2013 at Fletcher Allen Medical Center, Burlington, VT; where she was a patient since last Tuesday.

Lorraine was born November 26, 1932, in Kanewake, QE, the daughter of the late John and Marion Simpson Canoe. Most of her education was in Kanewake, and in Boston, she also took some college courses. She was a professor at Hunter College in Manhattan for 12 years.

She is survived by her daughters, Sara Montoya of Massena and Monica Montoya and Ron LaFrance of Akwesasne; and seven grandchildren, J’za LaFrance, Justice Montoya, Amber Montoya, Jaime Montoya, Olivia LaFrance, Ryanne LaFrance, and Ariyah LaFrance.

Lorraine was predeceased by her life partner Frank Montoya in 2006.

As per her request, there will be no calling hours or funeral service. Arrangements are with the Donaldson Funeral Home, Massena, where condolences may be shared online at www.donaldsonfh.com.