Obituary for Lorette Santa Barbara (Loiselle)
Lorette Santa Barbara, age 89, of East Haven, formerly of West Haven, passed away on January 27, 2018. She was the wife of the late Louis Santa Barbara. Lorette was born in Woonsocket, RI, daughter of the late Charles and Lillian LaHaie Loiselle. She is survived by her daughter Denise (Steve Tourangeu) Santa Barbara, her grandchildren, Louis (Charla Puccina Carfora) Carfora III all of East Haven and Nicole (Anthony Jacobs) Carfora, her great granddaughter Lily Marie Berntsen all of North Branford, her siblings, Paul, George, Walter and Charles Loiselle, Doris Ouellet and Irene Carr all of NH. She was predeceased by her sisters Pauline Gagnon and Gertrude Loiselle and her brother Robert Loiselle.
Lorette was a member of the Victorian Guild, OLOV Choir, OLOV Arts & Crafts Club, Acopella Choir, W. H. Choral Intergenerational and a Girl Scout Leader. She volunteered at the Beacon on the Hill, the American Red Cross and the Veterans Hospital in Manchester NH. She was also a past president of WH Adult Day Care.
A special thank you to the staff at the Village at Mariners Point, our extended family, for all there care and support over the past 7 years. We are so very grateful.
The hours for visitation will be Tuesday from 4-7pm at the West Haven Funeral Home at the Green. Her funeral procession will leave the funeral home on Wednesday morning at 10:30 for a Mass of Christian Burial in Our Lady of Victory Church at 11am. Interment will be private. The family wishes to omit flowers, please make donations in her name to Alzheimers Association Connecticut Chapter 200 Executive Blvd Suite 4B Southington, CT. 06489-1058 or Beacon on the Hill 600 Jones Hill Road, West Haven CT 06516.