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A Graveside service will be held on Friday at 10am in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery.

Obituaries » June C. Lilly

 

AGE: 94 • formerly of Millville

June C Lilly, 94, former longtime Millville resident, died on August 20 in Hagerstown, MD. She was a graduate of Regent High School in Regent, ND, and Capitol Commercial College in Bismarck, ND.

At the age of 19, June travelled to Washington, DC, having accepted a civil service position in the Entertainment Division of the War Department. Here she met her future husband, Ben Lilly, and worked at the Pentagon when it first opened.

Following WWII, Ben and June settled in Millville where she raised her family and in later years worked for Prudential.

June attended the First Methodist Church where she was a member of the Fideles Circle. She was frequently seen at car shows with Ben and his 1929 DeSoto. She also liked to bowl and play Scrabble.

June was preceded in death by husband, Ben H. Lilly, Jr., her parents, Palmer and Carrie (Greenland) Hegge, two sisters, Marian Nygren and Edith Wothe, and one brother, Ingvald Hegge. She is survived by her daughter, Jo Ann Richards (Bob) of Mercersburg, PA, son David Lilly (Sharon) of Clarksville, IN, grandchildren Dr. Carrie VanSlyke (Joel) of Corning, NY, Scott Richards (Maria) of Bedford, PA, Denver Lilly of Jeffersonville, IN, as well as great-grandchildren Lillian and Thomas Van Slyke.

A Graveside service will be held on Friday at 10am in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Written condolences may be sent to rocapshannon@aol.com, www.rocapshannon.com or snjtoday.com.