Carol J. Lilley


Carol A. Lilley, 81, of McKeesport, died May 3, 2019, at Manor Care of Canonsburg. Born March 17, 1938, in Cincinnati, OH, she was the daughter of the late Rev. Alan and Aileen (Sheehan) Caley and the wife of the late Rev. Dr. Reginald G. Lilley for over 45 years.

Carol retired from Soundwise Hearing Aid Technologies, where she worked as office manager. She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church, where she was a former trustee, active with the women's group and a volunteer at the church's McKeesport International Village food booth. Carol enjoyed sewing, needle point, gardening, puzzles and collecting cow figurines and lighthouses.

Carol is survived by her children, Jay Lilley of Niles, OH and Heather (Dave) Murrman of Cecil, PA; granddaughter Mackenzie Murrman; nieces, Susan Hawes, Sherilyn Dehart and Becky Wright; brother in law, Robert Hawes; sister in law Sandra (Wallace) Cady. In addition to her parents and husband, Carol was also preceded in death by a sister, Janet Hawes.  

A funeral service was held on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at Wesley United Methodist Church. Pastor Michele Nagle was the celebrant. Burial followed in McKeesport and Versailles Cemetery.

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