Margaret E. Lortie

October 31, 2018


Margaret E. Lortie, 88, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 31, 2018. She was the wife of the late Roland Lortie, with whom she shared 67 years of marriage.

Margaret was born in Taunton and was a daughter of the late Manuel Baptista and Anna (DeFaria).

Margaret was employed as a Senior Clerk in the Auditor's Office for the City of Taunton for over 24 years until her retirement. She was a communicant of the former Our Lady of Lourdes Church and volunteered with the church penny sales, calendar suppers and talent shows. Margaret enjoyed dancing, family trips to Lake Winnipesaukee and most of all, spending time with family and friends. Cooking and planning family get togethers around the holidays brought Margaret great joy in life.

She is survived by her children, Brian Lortie and his wife Lisa of Exeter, NH, Susan Hebert and her husband Gerald of Raynham, Yvonne Bennett and her husband James and Beth Lortie all of Taunton; grandchildren, Brendan and Matthew Lortie, Drew and Laura Martin, Zachary and Brynne Lortie, Justin and Kristie Hebert and her #1 grandchild, Jennifer Martin and her husband Steve; great-grandchildren, Quincy, Mya, Jacoby, McKenna and Madison and many nieces and nephews.

She was the mother of the late Bruce Lortie and sister of the late Alfred and Mildred Baptista.

Her funeral will be held on Monday, November 5, 2018, at 11am, in the Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave., Taunton. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.

Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Taunton.

Calling Hours will precede the funeral service from 9-11am in the funeral home.

Calling Hours

NOV 5. 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM (EST)

Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home
350 Somerset Avenue
Taunton, MA, 02780


NOV 5. 11:00 AM (EST)

Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home
350 Somerset Avenue
Taunton, MA, 02780

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