Dansville— Lillian M. Gilbert, age 84, passed away peacefully Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at the home of her daughter Shirley Seager.
Lillian was born February 7, 1929 in Dansville, a daughter of Abner and Helen (Langs) Gilbert. She was a retired telephone operator for the Rochester Telephone Co., having worked at the Dansville and Geneseo offices. In addition to her parents, she was also predeceased by two brothers and a sister, Elbert “Bud” Gilbert, Francis Gilbert and Helen Smith.
Lillian enjoyed reading, word search puzzles, shopping, flowers- especially roses, knitting in her younger years and listening to her grandson play his drums, but most of all she loved spending time with her family and friends.
Lillian is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Shirley (Bovee) and Rick Seager; two grandchildren, Matthew Seager and Stacy Seager; two great grandchildren, Madison Seager and Luca Ferino; many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services for Lillian were held at Monday at the Chamberlin – Baird Funeral Home, 73 Main St., Dansville. Burial was in Holy Cross Cemetery, Dansville.
Contributions may be made to Noyes Memorial Hospital (3rd Floor), 111 Clara Barton St., Dansville, NY 14437; Care First Hospice, 11751 East Corning Rd., Corning, NY 14830-3657 or Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 6931 Arlington Rd., Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814. Those who wish to light a memory candle for Lillian may do so at www.bairdfuneralhomes.com