Passed away suddenly at Grand River Hospital – K-W Campus at the age of 85 years. Lillian was born in Islington, Trinity Bay, Newfoundland and immigrated to Halifax in 1944. She had many fond memories of her childhood and enjoyed many friendships throughout her life. She then moved to Toronto at age 16 where, in 1952, she married her loving husband Robert James (deceased 2008). Proud mother of Linda (Don), Brian (Grace), Gordon (Tiana) and Karen (Ian). Loving grandmother to Heather (Doug), Keri-anne (Jay), Ryan, Erin (Brandon), Daniel (Catherine), Tyler, Scott and Morgan (Aaron). Cherished great grandmother to Matthew (Cassie), Montana, Sara, Lillian, Brayden, Kameron and Logan. Great-great grandmother to Adeline and Revan. Predeceased by her parents Edmund and Mabel Branton. The youngest child and only sister to Roland, Norman, Charlie, Leonard and Robert and survived by her brother Harrison. Loving sister-in-law and Aunt Lil to many. She will forever be remembered for her sense of humor, great friendships and most of all her devotion and love for her family which she was so very proud.
Cremation has taken place. A Celebration of Life will be held in April.
Special thanks to Dr. Gregor and staff at Grand River Hospital Renal Department and staff and friends at Doon Village Retirement Residence for their care and support over the last 3 years. In lieu of flowers, we kindly ask to give your family an extra hug on her behalf.