Lillian H. Cullen
November 11, 2005
H. Cullen, 86, of Winona Lake, Indiana, died peacefully Nov.
11, 2005, in her home.
She was born April 6, 1919, in
Newark, N.J., to John and Margaret McDonald Doyle. Two
weeks after Pearl Harbor in 1941, she married John Cullen, who
died in 1990.
After marrying her husband in 1941,
they settled into a life in Cliffwood Beach, N.J., raising their
daughter Madelyn Patricia. Living most of her life in Cliffwood
Beach, she was a retired homemaker and beloved wife, mother and
grandmother. In New Jersey, she was the 1978 president
of the Elks Ladies Auxiliary, and in 1986 was awarded "Woman
of the Year" by the New Jersey Blind Men's Association.
After her husband passed away in 1990, she devoted herself
to her friends and family. In 1991, she moved to live with
her daughter in Indiana,
Lillian was renowned for her cooking
skills, which she applied for family, friends, and numerous charities.
Just as active in Warsaw, she was a member of Red Hats,
Dancing Grannies, Melloaires, and the Warsaw Senior Activity
Center. Never forgetting old friends, she made annual trips
I back to New Jersey; the last visit was just eight weeks prior
to her passing.
Surviving are a daughter, Madelyn;
son-in-law Andrew Galvin; six grandchildren: Andrew Galvin, Sarah
Galvin-Shupe, Aaron Galvin; Adam Galvin; Abram Galvin; and Shannon
Galvin; and a sister, Gertrude Ann Rogers, Toms River Md. She
was preceded in death by nine brothers and sisters.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday
at Sacred Heart Church, 125 N. Harrison St., Warsaw.
Calling is from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday
at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw. (11-10-2010)