Leslie W. Lillis, 87, of Winona Lake, Indiana, died on 6/13/2010 at 5:45 am at her residence. She was born on April 26, 1922 in Chicago, Illinois.
Leslie was born to Leslie Albert and Conway Christian (Fleming) Weary. Both her parents and sister, Catherine Fiutko and brother, Peyton Weary MD, preceded her in death.
On October 13, 1951, she married Paul B. Lillis in Virginia Beach, Virginia. he preceded her in death on April 25, 2010.
She is survived by her daughter, Leslie (Mark) Piazza of Warsaw and a son, Stephen (Lynn) Lillis of Phoenix, Arizona as well as six grandchildren, Megan Piazza, Melissa (Kyle) Watson, and Lisa, Laura, Stacie and Sean Lillis.
In addition to her husband, children and grandchildren, she greatly loved chocolate, shoes, dogs, the ocean and the beach. She will be missed by her family and numerous friends.
Services will be held at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw, Indiana on Tuesday, June 22, 2010 at 1:00 pm. Burial will be at a later date.
McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw, Indiana is in charge of arrangements. The family requests that family and friends wear purple clothes to the memorial service. The family also requests memorial contributions be made to The Karen Beasley Sea Turtle Rescue and Rehabilitation Center, P.O. Box 3012, Topsail Beach, North Carolina 28445 (www.seaturtlehospital.org) or Goodwill Industries International, 15810 Indianola Drive, Rockville, Maryland 20855 (www.goodwill.org).