Lorraine Kingsbury, 88


PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Lorraine (Barenberg) Kingsbury, of Providence, passed away on Oct. 13, 2023, at the Hattie Ide Chaffee Home, in Riverside. She was the loving wife of Robert S. Kingsbury, with whom she shared 63 years of marriage.

Born in Boston, Massachusetts, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Marcia (Ross) Barenberg.

A graduate of Brookline High School, she attended Colby College and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Art History from Boston University in 1957.

An avid reader of newspapers, Lorraine also enjoyed learning about modern art. She was an avid tennis player and an enthusiastic skier.

In addition to her husband, Robert, she is survived by her two children, Betsy Kingsbury, of Brookline, Massachusetts, and Hal Kingsbury and his wife, Brigitte, (Lehner), of Cape Elizabeth, Maine; two grandsons, Matthew Kingsbury and his wife, Kathryn Nagel, of Arlington, Massachusetts, and Dylan Kingsbury, of Boulder, Colorado; one great-granddaughter, Zoe Kingsbury; and her sister, Helene Kent, of Worcester, Massachusetts. She was also the sister of the late Joel Barenberg.

Memorial contributions may be made to Squam Lakes Association, 534 US-3, Holderness, NH 03245 ( https://www.squamlakes.org/).

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