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Lillian Kilcoyne

October 10, 1930 - October 19, 2022


Obituary For Lillian Kilcoyne

M. Lillian Kilcoyne of Arlington, Ma., passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Oct. 19, 2022 at the age of 92. Lillian was predeceased by her husband Eugene Kilcoyne.

Mom is survived by her children , Kevin Kilcoyne of Somersworth, N.H., Karyl Cohen of Goffstown, N.H and Michael Kilcoyne & his wife Lisa of Billerica.

Nana loved her 7 grandchildren, Jamie Descoteaux, Keriann Caccavaro & her husband Tommy Jr., Kyle Cohen and his wife Amanda, Kristine Kilcoyne, Gracie Kilcoyne, Lilli Kilcoyne and Molly Kilcoyne. Great Grandmother to Jaida, Cameron, Madison, Colin and Kayden also survived by Kevin's partner Charlene Cannatelli and her children Isobel, Anthony and Marc Giudice.

Born in Cambridge, MA., moved to Arlington 81 years ago, she loved being around her family, grandchildren and great grandchildren. That’s what brought that sparkle to her eye and put that beautiful smile to her face. Mom never stopped working a 12-14 hr. day, owning & running 76 Market in Woburn. Mom loved being around people and for the last 12 years mom & her dear friend Rose Wesinger volunteered at the Arlington Council on Aging.

Nana was very special to us all and a joy to be around. When you were with her, nothing else in the world mattered, she showered us all with her Love!

Lillian was the sister of the late John Ribeiro & Helen Carnavale.

A gathering of family and friends will take place on Monday Oct. 31, 2022 at 1 pm at the family lot in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery ( Please arrive at 12:45 pm) Please enter the cemetery from Medford Street Center Gate and you will be guided to the lot.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in support of Rosie’s Place, ( would be appreciated.

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  • 10/26/2022

    Nana will surely be missed ! Sending all of the family my love and hugs you all are in our thoughts and prayers ❤️ Love Tristan Kerri janiah and leo

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