HERMISTON - Lorraine Alberta Pemberton, 78, of Hermiston died Wednesday, March 18, 2009, at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Hermiston after a long battle with diabetes. Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 21 at the Hermiston Cemetery.
Mrs. Pemberton was born Dec. 14, 1930, in San Francisco, Calif., to Lloyd and Alberta (Cucello) Taylor. She came to Hermiston in 1975 from Watsonville, Calif. She babysat for many years in Hermiston.
She is survived by sons Robert, Allen and James Pemberton, all of Hermiston; daughters Denise Squires and Lori Newton, both of Hermiston; four grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
She was preceded in death by ex-husband Robert Pemberton, and granddaughter Monica Squires Bingaman.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Portland Office, 380 S.E. Spokane #110, Portland, OR 97202.
Burns Mortuary of Hermiston is in charge of arrangements.