LILLEY, Vivian Mary (nee ARMSTRONG) - April 9, 1926 – April 19, 2022
Peacefully, at Scarborough General Hospital, on April 19, 2022, in her 97th year.
Beloved wife of the late Kenneth Sydney Lilley.
Loving mother of the late Kenneth (Linda), Keith, Clifford (Karen) and Craig (Donna).
Sadly missed by her grandchildren: Jennifer (Len), Jeffrey (Linda), Karen, Cheryl (Peter), Elizabeth (Wes), the late Stephen, Estelle, Charlotte, Meredith and the late Aubrey. Great-grandmother to Mikenna, Tanner, Dagny, Vivian, Edmund, Calvin, Erica and Jack.
Vivian met her husband Kenneth while grocery shopping at Loblaws and they were wed in June of 1945 - a loving marriage that lasted 50 years.
She spent 72 years in their family home in Birchcliff before moving to the McCowan Retirement Residence in 2021.
Vivian spent many years volunteering her time for the local school library, Boy Scouts, Sunday School, Home & School Association, Quilt & Craft Group, CanSave and 18 years at Sick Kids.
Vivian had a passion for reading, and was enthusiastic about playing card and board games with her family. She had lots of energy and a great sense of humour.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Sick Kids or the charity of your choice.
A celebration of Vivian's life will be held at a later date.
The family would like to thank the staff at McCowan Residence for their thoughtful care and to Vivian's good friend Rev. Jan Warren for her lifelong friendship and devotion.
"Life is short – Eat dessert first".