Mrs. Lillian A. (Slavin) Kolenda, 90 , died unexpectedly on Sunday (August 11, 2019) at her residence. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Kolenda, who died in 1978.
Lillian was born in Bellingham MA , the daughter of the late Walter and the late Lillian (Gilleney) Slavin. .
Lillian had been employed as a nurse’s aide at the former Milford Geriatric Authority for many years. She later worked as a nurse’s aide for private patients.
Lillian was a longtime communicant of St. Mary of the Assumption Church and loved playing bingo. But she especially loved spending time with her many family members.
Lillian is survived by her 1 sister: Helen O. Lotfy of Milford MA; also several nieces & nephews.
Lillian was the mother of the late William J. Kolenda and the sister of the late Warren Slavin; the late William Slavin; the late Edward Slavin; the late Louise Watson; the late Mildred Cupka; the late Grace Earl; the late Anna Thobodeau; the late Pearl Barr; the late Mary “mae” Drew and the late Margaret Claflin.
In accordance with her wishes cremation will take place. A private committal service at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Milford MA will be held at the convenience of the family. There are no visiting hours.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, Founders Affiliate, P O Box #417005, Boston MA 02241.
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