Pauline Loranger

Birth Date: Apr. 15, 1923

Death Date: Jul. 06, 2012

Pauline C. Loranger, 89, of Biddeford died Friday July 6, 2012 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House after a long illness. She was born in Biddeford on April 15, 1923 a daughter of Alphonse and Imelda Faucher Charland and was educated in Biddeford schools.

She left school to care for her sickly mother for several years.

On May 8, 1948 she married Lucien R. Loranger in St. Joseph Church in Biddeford. He died on May 22, 2008.

Mrs. Loranger worked 9 years with the Saco-Lowell Shop in Biddeford, 9 years with Kesslen Shoe Shop in West Kennebunk, 6 years for Miriam’s Bridal Salon in Biddeford and last worked 16 years at the Biddeford High School Cafeteria.

She was a long standing member of St. Joseph’s Church where she sang in its choir for 45 years. She was a member of AARP and the Biddeford Senior Citizens.

She was predeceased by a daughter Charlotte Binette on October 14, 2002 and 2 brothers Dr. Paul E. Charland on January 10, 2001 and Roland Charland on January 3, 2011.

Surviving are:

2 grandchildren: Nicole Passeggio & her husband David of Hingham, MA
Scott Binette & his wife Christina of Biddeford

3 great-grandchildren

Several nieces and nephews

Visiting Hours will be 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at Hope Memorial Chapel followed by a 1:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph Church of the Good Shepherd Parish in Biddeford. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Biddeford. Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005. To share condolences online, please visit


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