Lorraine T. Harding
Lorraine T. Harding, 90, of Alexandria Township, NJ, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 25, 2019.
Born August 9, 1928 in Paterson, NJ, Lorraine lived most of her life in Morris County, NJ before settling in Alexandria Township, NJ at Mystic Lea Farm, which she and her husband established in 1969. She graduated from William Paterson College with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry. Lorraine worked as a chemist for Botany 500, a real estate broker in Morris and Hunterdon counties, was the first woman Right of Way Negotiator for the New Jersey Department of Transportation, and she worked as a Congressional Aide for several Republican politicians. She served as a delegate to the New Jersey Equine Advisory Board, and was a member of the Woman's Republican Club and the Gladstone Equestrian Association. Lorraine was an Arabian horse enthusiast and breeder, owned competitive driving horses, and was an overall animal lover. She was a very spiritual woman. Most of all, Lorraine loved her granddaughter Heather and her great-grandson Xavier.
Daughter of the late Theresa Saunders, Lorraine is survived by her two daughters Cyndee Roszel and her husband Jack of New Egypt, NJ and Paige McCollum and her husband Roy of Alexandria Township, NJ, her granddaughter Heather, and her great-grandson Xavier. Lorraine was predeceased by her beloved husband of 54 years, Kenneth J. Harding.
The family would like to thank the administration and staff at Rolling Hills Care Center for their caring services.
Funeral services will private. Arrangements are under the care of the Johnson-Walton Funeral Home, 24 Church Road, Milford, NJ.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.