Obituary of Lillian Cross
Lillian Katherine Cross passed away Monday, December 10, 2018. She was born January 10, 1948 and is predeceased by her mother Betty Holland.
Lillian was a graduate of Mount Markham High School and Utica College. She served her community as a probation officer before finding her calling as a caregiver.
Lillian was a loving mother and grandmother. She was a remarkable cook and enjoyed sharing her love of cooking and food with her family and friends. She was also an avid crafter and antique collector. She is survived by her daughter, Brooke Bailey and her partner, Keith Meade; her son, Brett Bailey and his wife, Kecia Bailey and her grandchildren, Laykan Meade, who lovingly cared for her grandmother in her home, Abby Meade, Michael Bailey and Madison Bailey.
She will be truly missed.
The family would also like to give their thanks and deep gratitude for the caregivers who came to Lillian’s home over the last several years.
For those who have known Lillian through her life, their will be a Memorial gathering following her burial in June, 2019.
Arrangements by Whiter-Hendrix Funeral Home, Inc., 100 Otsego Street, Ilion, New York 13357.
The Whiter Funeral Company was started in 1893 by H.A. Whiter and was originally located in Forestport, NY. Following a fire in Forestport our family relocated in Ilion, and reopened the funeral home, in the early 1900's.
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