Lillian Georgine DeMay

Lillian Georgine DeMay

Lillian died peacefully at Shuswap Lake General Hospital on Thursday, May 19th, 2011, just three months short of her 100th birthday.

Lillian was born in Chicago on August 31st, 1911, and lived there until 1977, when she and her husband Tony moved to Salmon Arm to be near their family. Lillian’s long life was a happy one. She had a large and loving family, a happy marriage, a retirement filled with travel, friends and good times, “and an old age spent comfortably, in her cozy little suite in her daughter’s house. She believed in moderation in all things” and enjoyed very good health for all of her 99 years. Her mind was sharp until the end and her memory phenomenal. She loved to chat and reminisce.

She will be remembered by those who knew her as a great cook, a skilled seamstress, a stylish dresser and a gracious, thoughtful lady with beautiful white hair!

Thank you to the kind folks at Askew’s, Choices and Headlines for always greeting her by name and making her feel special. Her Tuesday in town was the highlight of her week. Thanks to Eliza and Sandra for their help, care and concern and to Mary and Brenda for being with us at the end.

Lillian is predeceased by her husband Tony (1981) and is survived by her daughter Carole Lewis, grandchildren Caroline and Michael (Alison Maria) Zobac and family members Stan and Cindy Zobac and Barry Lewis.

No service by request.

Arrangements entrusted to FISCHER’S FUNERAL SERVICES & CREMATORIUM LTD., Salmon Arm, (250) 833-1129. EMAIL condolences and share memories at

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