Lorraine Theresa (Cote) LaBranche

May 15, 1929 ~ September 18, 2022 (age 93)


HAVERHILL - Lorraine Theresa (Cote) LaBranche, 93, of Haverhill, died peacefully on September 18, 2022, at Benchmark Senior Living at Haverhill Crossings. She was the daughter of George J. Cote, Sr., and Laura M. (Chabot) Cote. She was a longtime resident of Riverside. A graduate of Haverhill High School, she later attended McIntosh Business College.

She was the CFO and partner at Castle Publications and started Loral Press, Atkinson, NH with her son Alan. She was a former member and President of the Haverhill Garden Club, as well as a long-time member of the Arts and Craft Association.

An accomplished cook, she was also an avid gardener and enjoyed her flower gardens at her home in Haverhill and her summer home in York Beach, Maine.

Predeceased in 2014 by her husband of 67 years, Francis H. LaBranche, Sr., she will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her twin brother, Laurence Cote of Plaistow, NH., and her children, Francis H. LaBranche, Jr., DDS of Palm Springs, CA, Stephen LaBranche of Hampton Beach, NH and Sarasota, FL, Alan LaBranche, and his wife Deborah, of Amesbury, MA and York, Maine and Susan (LaBranche) Adam and her husband Raymond, of Bradford, MA along with grandchildren, Nicole LaBranche of Jacksonville, FL, David Alartosky and fiancé Emily Cail , of Helena, MT, Douglas LaBranche and his wife Joana of York, Maine,  and Laura Alartosky of Haverhill, MA, and great-grandchildren, William, Elliana, Charles, James, Xavier, Knox and Lucy, along with many nieces and nephews.

Funeral Mass will be held in St. John the Baptist Church, 114 Lincoln Avenue, Haverhill on Saturday, October 15 at 10:00 AM. For guestbook, please visit

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Funeral Mass
October 15, 2022

10:00 AM
St. John the Baptist Church, Lincoln Avenue, Haverhill
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