Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Lorraine Bevevino Bengston (1923-2016) Warren High School Class of 1940

1940 Dragon yearbook

Lorraine's high-school activities:
Stenographers' Club (4); Junior Shorthand Club (3), Executive Board (3); Science Club (4); Latin Club (1, 2); Girls' Athletic Association (3, 4); Girls' Club (4); Junior Play (3); Senior Play (4); Dramatic Club (3). 

Also in the picture.
Both Elmer Bloom and Bill Brader were long-time, very active members of St. Paul's Lutheran Church.  Elmer sang in thr choir, and Bill served on the church council.

1967 Warren City Directory
  • Bengston Wm S (A Lorraine) slsmn Cornwell Tool h108 1/2 Cayuga av
  • Bevevino Ross retd r811 W 5th av
1983 Warren City Directory
  • Bengston A Lorraine Mrs nurse Warren State Hosp h34 Kamp St
  • Bengston Scott W & Patrivce A; emp Interroyal Deluxe h218 Canton St

'Lorraine' enjoyed a short stretch of popularity during the 1920s and '30s, peaking at #39 in 1928.  She went into decline during the 2nd half of the 20th century and disappeared from view after 1995.

Other class of 1940 members:
Harold Gilson.  (6/21/2016)
Gertrude Crocker Maines.  (5/17/2016)
Virginia Wooster Bielawski.  (5/8/2016)
John Notoro Sr.  (11/7/2014)
Harry Segal.  (10/15/2014)
Mary Wolstencroft Lampela.  (10/2/2014)

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