Lorraine J. Brewer, age 75, resident of Blind Creek Cove in the Town of Sandy Creek since 2005, formerly of Ventura County, California, passed away Thursday at University Hospital in Syracuse. Lorraine was born November 28, 1943, in Syracuse, the daughter of Benjamin and Evelyn Letessa Chiaputti. She graduated from Assumption Catholic Academy in 1961. Lorraine was married to Michael Brewer on October 1, 1988. She was employed by Topa Financial for eight years as a human resources manager and EF Hutton Brokerage Firm for several years. She had previously been employed as a Ventura County Deputy Sheriff. Lorraine was a member of St. Cecilia’s Catholic Church in Adams, a life member of the Sandy Pond Sportsman’s Club, and the German Shepherd Dog Club of America.
Surviving are her husband, Michael, one son, David Corey Racusin of Oxnard, CA, three daughters, Lisa O’Conner of Ventura, CA, Lauren Racusin of Monterey, CA and Elaine Nikki Aldez of Agoura, CA, two brothers, Richard Chiaputti of Phoeniz, AZ and David Chiaputti of Los Angeles, CA, one sister, Debbie Krantz of Los Angeles, CA and six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday December 18th at St. Cecelia’s Catholic Church, 17 Grove St., Adams, NY 13605. Calling hours will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday at the Foster-Hax Funeral Home, 52 Park Street, Pulaski.