My mother

Lorraine was the daughter of Orville Kathan “Orv” Parker (1905-1988) and Gwendoline Mary “Gwen” Wainwright (1904-1956). She was born in Toronto on October 6, 1927.

She had one sister, Jacqueline Mary “Jackie” Parker (1930-2009).

She married Joseph Price “Joe” Warner on May 28, 1949 at St. Aidan’s Church in Toronto.

They had two children, both of whom are living.

  1. POW (living)
  2. SJW (living)

Lorraine died in Brampton, Ontario on November 30, 1998. She was cremated and her ashes were scattered at the family property near Markdale, Ontario.

Photos (click to enlarge)

Lorraine at about sixteen
Joe and Lorraine, with her family’s dog Daisy, early 1940s
Joe and Lorraine at the beach, early 1940s
Joe and Lorraine on their wedding day, May 28, 1949, with Lorraine’s mother Gwen and sister, Jackie (the two far left). and father Orville (third from right)
Joe and Lorraine on their wedding day with Joe’s mother, Helen
Lorraine and Joe with their two sons, Fathers’ Day, 1954