Helen I. Lilly (Lamb)

Burial Date:

December 13, 2017

Birth & Death Date:

July 7, 1926 - December 11, 2017

Funeral Home:

Hempel Funeral Home (Directions)


Hempel Funeral Home (Directions)

Helen I. Lilly (nee Lamb), 91 years of age, and a resident of Lorain, passed away Monday, December 11, 2017, at Ames Family Hospice in Westlake.
She was born July 7, 1926, in Linn, West Virginia. Helen had made her home in Lorain for fifty-four years.
Her primary focus was that of a homemaker. Helen loved being a mother, raising her children and adored her grandchildren. Her hobbies included cooking, being outdoors and taking walks.
Survivors include her son, Gary Lilly (Maryann) of Amherst Twp.; her daughters, Dianna Sprague (Arnold) of Vermilion, Karen Roshon (Steven) of Stuart, Florida, Joyce Hammond (Jack) of Avon and Tammie Vasek (Stephen) of Tremont; her grandchildren, Traci, Michael, Nicholas, Kristen, Daniel, Mallory, Josh, Megan, Scott and Emma; eleven great grandchildren; and her brother, William Lamb (June) of Warren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of forty years, Raymond Lilly, in 1987; her brothers, Corley Lamb and Clenzil "Buck" Lamb; her sisters, Claris Cooksey and Clella Radcliffe; and her parents, Allen and Lillie Lamb (nee Lauther).
Friends may call Tuesday, December 12, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Hempel Funeral Home, 373 Cleveland Ave., Amherst. Additional calling hours will be held Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. The Rev. Robert Wickens of Church of the Open Door will officiate. Burial will follow at Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Tails from the City Cat Rescue at www.tailsfromthe citycleveland.org or P.O. Box 93514, Cleveland, Ohio 44101.
For those unable to attend please visit the funeral home's website to share a memory and sign the guest register at www.hempelfuneralhome.com

Burial Location

Section: - R - Lot Number: 6D Space: 2


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