Swan Funeral Home

1224 Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook, CT


Lorraine Klappholz

June 18, 1931September 6, 2020

Lorraine Z. Klappholz, 89, of Old Saybrook, CT, wife of the late Lowell Klappholz, passed away on Sunday, September 6, 2020 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, CT, Lisa Klappholz of Old Saybrook, CT and Michael Klappholz (Gail) of Hernando, MS, two sisters, Rhoda Meisner of Rye Brook, NY and Sandy Herzog of Old Saybrook, CT. 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, CT), Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek (Chester, CT) or Watrous Nursing Center (for Recreation) in Madison, CT.


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Laureen Yeager(Sullivan)

September 12, 2020

Our thoughts and prayers go out to each of you!! Know she is at peace with all those who pre-deceased her!

Haemi Balgassi

September 11, 2020

Marcy and family, our deepest condolences.

Joseph and Haemi Balgassi

Sherri Potter

September 10, 2020

Thinking of you during this difficult time. Sending sympathy, love and prayers to you. I am sorry for your loss 🧡


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