Lois Krippendorf Day, born in Boston, MA, to the late William P. & Beatrice Donohue, Krippendorf of Swampscott, MA passed away peacefully after a long illness on October 8th.
Lois graduated from St. Chretienne Academy, received her BA degree from Rivier College, NH and pursued graduate studies at BU, Boston, MA. She was employed by Mass. General Hospital, Boston, MA, in the Hematology Laboratory for over 25 years. She was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church, Swampscott, MA and Saint Martha’s Church, Kennebunk, ME.
She was known for her wonderful, joyful spirit, always ready to help others. She welcomed everyone as a friend. Family, was very important to her.
Lois is survived by her brother Edward W. Krippendorf of Swampscott, MA and his wife Patricia, their two daughters, Patricia Krippendorf & Susan Sheehan of Swampscott, MA , a son, Edward W Krippendorf, Jr of Braintree, MA & a sister, Sr. Angela ( Clare) Krippendorf, osu of Lewiston, ME also Lois’ niece Karen Mackenzie of Kennebunk, nephew, William Krippendorf, Seabrook, NH. Grand-nieces & nephews: Kristin & Kaitlin MacKenzie of Kennebunk, Me, Eddie 3rd, Maggie & Sean Krippendorf of Braintree, MA. Patrick, Brendan, Brigid and Timothy Sheehan of Swampscott, MA.
She was predeceased by both parents, her husband Ralph L. Day, her brother Paul D. Krippendorf and her niece Kristin E. Krippendorf.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Martha’s Church, Kennebunk, ME, later in October. Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St. Biddeford, ME. To express condolences on line please visit www.HopeMemorial.com.