Lorna R. (McCaslin) Raymond

WINSLOW – Lorna R. (McCaslin) Raymond passed away at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, on April 1, 2021 at the age of 68 with her family by her side after a long battle with heart disease.

Lorna was born in Waterville on Jan. 20, 1953, to her parents William (Bill) and Lucille McCaslin Tilton of Winslow. Lorna attended Winslow High School, and later retired from the C N Brown Co., as a manager in 2017 after 20 years of service. She had a beautiful, loving spirit that welcomed her family and friends to celebrate love, laughing, and delicious food for holidays and gatherings, at her home on Pattees Pond. When she was not entertaining, she was crocheting, making salads. As well as trying new and exciting soups, that she shared weekly with her family. She loved taking vacations with her daughter and granddaughter to Disney World, New York, New Hampshire and Pennsylvania. Not excluding her trips to Las Vegas and Foxwoods, where she like to test her odds at the slots and Bingo. To all that knew her Lorna was an avid Online Farmville player.

Lorna developed breast cancer in 2019, and was successful in beating cancer. However, she developed a heart issue shortly after and fought valiantly to overcome the effects of heart disease. She fought for 16 months before losing the battle to heart disease. Lorna’s determination, and will to fight to overcome the disease amazed her doctors. That will was evident in November of 2020 when the Inland Hospital ER staff fought with her to save her life. As a result, Lorna was able to live for five more months.

Lorna was predeceased by her father, William. She is survived by her mother, Lucille McCaslin, her husband Ronald Raymond, daughter, Heather Metten, son, Adam Conary and granddaughter, Katarina Metten; all of Winslow. She also leaves behind her siblings, Darryl McCaslin and his wife Ann of Maryland, Derek McCaslin and his wife Jean of Winslow, and Dwight McCaslin of Skowhegan. In addition, her stepchildren; Trisha Rossignol and her husband Joe and their children, Joey and Veronica Rossignol of Winslow. Rhonda Raymond and her children Peter and Adriana all of Winslow. Including several nieces and nephews, and her mother-in-law, Theresa Raymond of Massachusetts.

The family wishes to thank her doctors from Northern Lights Inland Hospital, as well as Northern Lights EMMC in Bangor, Maine General Oncology, Maine General in Augusta Nephrology, and finally Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, for their compassionate care of Lorna during her frequent treatments and stays. A special thank you to Dr. Donald Shea, Inland Hospital, for his compassionate care. Dr. Sneha Purvey, Oncology, and Dr. Susan Dunn, Nephrology from Maine General Hospital in Augusta.

Funeral arrangements are by Casper Funeral and Cremation Services of Boston.

A celebration of Lorna’s life will be announced at a later date.

For those wishing to donate to a worthy cause on behalf of Lorna you can do so by donating to the Waterville Elks Lodge 905, Veterans Committee

76 Industrial St.

Waterville, Maine 04901

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