SACRED HEART CHURCH
WARSAW, INDIANA

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Janice M. Lilly      March 28, 2012

     Janice M. Lilly, 75, passed away Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at 9:49 AM in Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw, Indiana.
     Janice was born May 5, 1936, in Newton, Massachusetts, to Joseph R. and Delia J. (LaPorte) Custeau.
     Janice enlisted with the US Marine Corps on September 22, 1964.  After serving in Vietnam Cpl Janice M. Lilly was honorably discharged October 11, 1966, in San Diego, California.
     On June 20, 1970, Janice was joined in marriage with Norman Lilly in Boston, Massachusetts.
     Janice worked customer service for New England Pacific and Illinois Phone Company for 20 years before retiring in 1975.  She was also employed by Biomet.
     A devout and faithful Catholic, Janice was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the Rosary Altar Society; she enjoyed reading, knitting, crocheting, working puzzles, playing Bingo, boating and swimming, and lobster boils; cherished time with her only grandchild, Kellen, and sang songs to him as she made them up; wonderful mom going to all of Ellen’s band, swimming, T-ball and softball activities; she was loving, kind, considerate, and had a good sense of humor; she enjoyed going to Bob Evans and Richard’s with her friends Mary and Ruth.
     Those left with a lifetime of memories to cherish are her daughter and son-in-law: Ellen R. and Kevin Tennant of Noblesville, Indiana; a grandson: Kellen P. Tennant, also of Noblesville; a brother and sister-in-law: Stanley and Carol DeCoste of Orange, Massachusetts; a sister-in-law: Colletta Hoffman of Chicago, Illinois; 3 brothers-in-law: Gary Lilly of Berwin, Illinois, Gilbert Lilly of Anderson, South Carolina, and Thomas Lilly of Orland Park, Illinois; and several nieces and nephews.
     Janice was preceded in death by husband, Norman, February 16, 2007, and by her parents.
     Friends and family will gather to share memories and lend support on Friday March 30, 2012, from 2 - 4 & 6 - 8 PM in Titus Funeral Home.  A reciting of the rosary will begin at 7:30PM.  The life of Janice M. Lilly will for celebrated Saturday March 31, 2012, at 12 PM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Philip DeVolder of the church officiating.  Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw.  Military honors will be conducted by Warsaw’s American Legion Post #49 and VFW Post #1126.
     Gifts in memory of Janice may be given to American Heart Association, 208 S. LaSalle Suite 900 Chicago, IL 60604 or Alzheimer’s Association, 922 E Colfax Avenue South Bend, IN 46617.

     The staff of Titus Funeral Home considers it a privilege and an honor to care for the family and friends of Janice M. Lilly.    (3-29-2012)

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