(Meredith) -- Famous paranormal investigator Lorraine Warren has died at age 92.
Warren and her husband Ed, who died in 2006, inspired "The Conjuring" and "The Amityville Horror" franchises.
The New England Society for Psychic Research (NESPR), founded by the Warrens in 1952, announced Lorraine's death on their Facebook page. The group the oldest ghost-hunting organization in New England.
The Warrens' grandson Chris McKinnell told TMZ that Lorraine died Thursday. According to McKinnell, Lorraine died "quietly and peacefully left us to join her beloved Ed. She was happy and laughing until the very end," he told TMZ.
The NESPR's Facebook post reads:
It is with deep sadness that I must announce that Lorraine Warren has passed away.
She died peacefully in her sleep at home last night.
The family requests that you respect their privacy at this time.
Lorraine touched many lives and was loved by so many.
She was a remarkable, loving, compassionate and giving soul.
To quote Will Rogers, she never met a person she didn’t like.
She was an avid animal lover and contributed to many animal charities and rescues.
She was wonderful and giving to her entire family.
May God Bless her.
The Warrens were world-renowned paranormal investigators whose casework sparked hit horror franchises. In 2013's "The Conjuring," Ed and Lorraine's starring roles are portrayed by Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga. Directed by James Wan, "The Conjuring" garnered critical praise and inspired five sequels and spin-offs.
The Warrens' were also the paranormal investigators behind the real Amityville Horror case. That case inspired a 1977 book and 17 films.
Lorraine was born on Jan. 31, 1927. The couple is said to have investigated more than 10,000 paranormal cases.
The "Annabelle doll" is another famous case the Warrens worked with. The doll is included in "The Conjuring" film and inspired its own spin-off films. The real Annabelle doll is on display at the The Warren's Occult Museum, which features numerous supposedly haunted objects they kept from their investigations.
To learn more about the Warrens and their work, visit their website here.