SACRED HEART CHURCH
WARSAW, INDIANA

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Lillian H. Cullen      November 11, 2005

     Lillian 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)


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