Paranormal investigator Lorraine Warren passes away at the age of 92

Lorraine Warren, the real-life paranormal and supernatural investigator who inspired the horror film The Conjuring, has died at the age of 92. 

The ghost hunter passed away peacefully on Thursday evening, according to her grandson Chris McKinnell. 

'Last night my grandmother, Lorraine Warren, quietly and peacefully left us to join her beloved Ed. She was happy and laughing until the very end,' he shared in a statement on Facebook on Friday.  

'She was my angel and my hero, and she will be deeply missed. Please join us in celebrating her life and honoring her beautiful soul. Remember to treasure those you love while you can. Thank you and God bless you all,' he added. 

Lorraine and her husband Ed were world-renowned for their work studying and fighting the supernatural. Ed passed away in 2006. 

Paranormal investigator Lorraine Warren passed away Thursday evening at the age of 92. Pictured above at the premiere of The Conjuring 2 in 2016

Paranormal investigator Lorraine Warren passed away Thursday evening at the age of 92. Pictured above at the premiere of The Conjuring 2 in 2016

She and husband Ed Warren (together above) are famous supernatural investigators with their high profile cases being the Amityville horror house in 1976, the Annabelle Raggedy Ann doll in 1968, and the haunted Perron family in 1971

She and husband Ed Warren (together above) are famous supernatural investigators with their high profile cases being the Amityville horror house in 1976, the Annabelle Raggedy Ann doll in 1968, and the haunted Perron family in 1971

Together they created the New England Society for Psychic Research and the Warren Occult Museum in their Monroe, Connecticut home. Ed passed away in 2006

Together they created the New England Society for Psychic Research and the Warren Occult Museum in their Monroe, Connecticut home. Ed passed away in 2006 

Their works inspired director James Wan's horror films with titles like The Conjuring, Saw, Dead Silence, Annabelle and the Nun being taken from their investigations. 

Together they created the New England Society for Psychic Research and the Warren Occult Museum in their Monroe, Connecticut home.

The museum boasts the largest known occult collection in the world, consisting of the relics that they've gathered from a lifetime of studying the metaphysical. 

Lorraine was born on January 31, 1927 in Bridgeport, Connecticut. She'd go on to meet her husband Ed at the age of 16. 

Their works inspired director James Wan's horror films with titles like The Conjuring and Annabelle. Lorraine pictured above at the premiere for The Conjuring in 2013

Their works inspired director James Wan's horror films with titles like The Conjuring and Annabelle. Lorraine pictured above at the premiere for The Conjuring in 2013

Pictured seated in a wheelchair at the Conjuring 2 premiere in 2016

Pictured seated in a wheelchair at the Conjuring 2 premiere in 2016

Lorraine pictured above with actress Vera Farmiga, who played her in the Conjuring

Lorraine pictured above with actress Vera Farmiga, who played her in the Conjuring

Actress Vera Farmiga shared this tribute to Lorraine on Twitter on Friday morning

Actress Vera Farmiga shared this tribute to Lorraine on Twitter on Friday morning 

Together with her husband Ed investigated paranormal cases, the most famous of which was the Amityville horror house in Long Island, New York. 

In 1976 they investigated the Amityville

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