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NEWPORT—Lorraine “Laurie” Brackett, 46, died unexpectedly March 29, 2011 in Palmyra. She was born October 7, 1964 in South Boston, a daughter of Salvatore and Theresa (Bagtaz) Carapezza. She was raised in Weymouth, MA before moving to Maine. Laurie was a loving mother and proud “Nana”. She loved going for long motorcycle and snowmobile trips as well as spending time with friends and family. She was a member of the Sno-Devils Snowmobile Club. Laurie had a large heart and was always willing to help anyone in need.

Laurie is survived by her son, David and wife Ruth Williams of Eddington; daughters, Amanda Williams of Ft. Carson, CO, and Jessica and Emily Brackett, both of Eddington; granddaughter Ella Williams of Eddington; sisters, Jeanette and husband Michael Garnett of Norton, MA, Sally Carapezza of Brockton, MA, Michelle Leonard, Sheila and husband Wes Menear, all of Weymouth, MA; brothers Guy Carapezza, Jimbo and wife Chrissy Leonard, and Michael and wife Julie Leonard, all of Weymouth, MA; loving companion, Steve Tripodi of St. Albans; special friends Dave and wife Bonnie Godfrey and Bonnie Page; many nieces, nephews and numerous friends. She was predeceased by her parents and husband Doug Brackett.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 P.M. Sunday, April 3rd at Crosby & Neal, 117 Main Street, Newport. Visitation will also be held from 4 to 7:30 PM Wednesday, April 6th, at McDonald Funeral Home, 3 Charles Street, East Weymouth, MA, with a Rite of Christian Burial to be celebrated at the funeral home at 7:30 PM.

Laurie’s request was that everyone wear yellow at her visitation.

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