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Lillian R. Downing

February 11, 1923 - April 29, 2022


Lillian R. Downing

February 11, 1923 - April 29, 2022


Obituary For Lillian R. Downing

Lillian R. (Taranto), Downing of Arlington April, 29. Beloved wife of the late Bernard C. Downing. Mother of Thomas Downing and wife Helen of Medford, Mary Downing of Brewster, Joan Ryan and husband Bob of Sudbury, Karen O'Quinn of Waltham, Bill Downing and wife Carol of Arlington and the late Paul and Robert Downing. Also survived by 14 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. Sister of the late Martha, Mary, Helen, Frank and Theresa. Relatives are invited to visit on Wednesday May 4th in the DeVito Funeral Home 1145 Mass Ave, Arlington from 9am-11am and to attend a funeral home service starting at 11am. Interment to follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Medford.

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  • 05/04/2022

    Aunt Lil possessed a gracious and kind demeanor and radiated such warmth and sincerity towards all. She was soft spoken and had a beautiful smile at all times. She wore a crown of virtue throughout her lifetime. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Phill and Janey Chevalier.

  • 05/04/2022

    Mary, Karen, Joan, Bobby: Sending comfort, condolences, and love. What a legacy your Mom left us in her children, grandchildren, and almost a century of memories. Susan Pritchard

  • 05/02/2022

    We will forever miss her gentle spirit and loving heart. No one could have been a better aunt! Bob and Edith Travers

  • 05/01/2022

    Our condolences on the passing of your mother. She was always a very friendly, caring, kind, loving, lady. We will never forget her and pray for your whole family during this time.

  • 04/30/2022

    So sorry to hear of Aunt Lil's passing. Sending prayers.❤️ Lisa and Cory Holmes

  • 04/30/2022

    bill and the downing family.....our deepest sympathy...she had a long and productive life....god bless her....the lalicata family

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