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Article Published September 10, 2020

Lorraine Z. Klappholz

Lorraine Z. Klappholz, 89, of Old Saybrook, wife of the late Lowell Klappholz, passed away on Sept. 6 at Yale-New Haven Hospital after a brief illness. She was born June 18, 1931, in Bayonne, New Jersey and was the daughter of the late Meyer and Dora Rubin Zarchin.

Lorraine was a secretary for many years at the Travelers Insurance Company before retirement.

She is survived by her three children, Marcy Littlefield of Columbia, Lisa Klappholz of Old Saybrook, and Michael Klappholz (Gail) of Hernando, Mississippi; two sisters, Rhoda Meisner of Rye Brook, New York and Sandy Herzog of Old Saybrook. Lorraine is also survived by her grandchildren Mandy (Mike Schooling), Christopher (Jennifer) Cooper, and Stephanie (Jacob) Walley and Logan Littlefield and seven great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son-in-law Gary Littlefield.

A graveside service was held at Beth-David Cemetery in Kenilworth, New Jersey. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to any of the following: National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Congregation Ahavath Achim (Colchester), Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek (Chester), or Watrous Nursing Center (for Recreation) in Madison.