Loraine P. Rankl of Marlborough CT, and Avon Park FL, passed away on May 27, 2019. She was born on Nov. 24, 1923 to William and Loraine Porter in New Fane VT. She was the first female mail clerk to work for Hamilton Standard. After that she worked side by side with her husband Theodore M Rankl on their dairy farm and orange groves as well. She is survived by her son Theodore W. Rankl and wife Diane of FL and WV, and her daughter Cheryl Lyman and husband Jim of Hinsdale MA, two grandchildren Jim Lyman and wife Kelly of Pittsfield MA, and Troy Lyman of Hinsdale MA, five great grandchildren Emma, Aidan, Kyle, Jaxyn and Trayce all of MA. She was predeceased by her husband Theodore M Rankl, her sister Hazel Islieb and brother William Porter. There will be a graveside service on Wednesday Sept. 11th at 11:00AM in Marlboro Cemetery in Marlborough CT.
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