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Loraley M. (Hogan) Griffin

April 12, 2021


Loraley M. Griffin (Hogan), age 82, of Milton, passed peacefully April 12, 2021.  Born in Boston, she was raised in Milton and graduated from Milton High School.  She worked as a Secretary for the Milton Public Schools for many years before retiring.  She loved spending summers on Cape Cod with friends and family, and she lived an active life in retirement at Fuller Village in Milton. Loraley was a former Girl Scout leader and enjoyed ballroom dancing, playing cribbage, and traveling. The central focus of her life was her large family and her dear friends. 

Loving mother of Daniel Griffin and his wife Susanne of Hingham, Diane White and her husband Jack of Wrentham, John Griffin and his wife Maureen of N.H., and Debra Bishop and her former husband Robert of NY.  Beloved sister of Arthur “Sonny” Hogan of MI, James Hogan of Scituate, Patricia Cavanaugh of Norwell, Paul Hogan and his wife Mary Jo of Norwell, Cheryll Hogan of Waltham, and the late Jeanette “Nettie” Daley.  Loving sister-in-law of Jerie Cerqua of Quincy. Loraley is also survived by 9 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren, who meant the world to her. She was “Aunt Lolly” to many nieces and nephews, who adored her. Funeral Mass at St. Elizabeth’s Church, Milton Thursday morning April 22nd at 10 am.  Visiting hours at the Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home 326 Granite Ave Milton Thursday morning prior to the mass from 8:30-9:30 am.  Burial private.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Alzheimer’s Assn at

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 Service Program


April 22, 2021

8:30 AM to 9:30 AM
Alfred D. Thomas Funeral Home
326 Granite Avenue
Milton, MA 02186

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