passed on June 7, 2016 at Oakland Grove Healthcare Center in Woonsocket, RI at the age of 97. She was born in New Bedford, MA on December 16, 1918 to Louise (Pearson) and Ernest Barber. In addition to her parents, Lillian is predeceased by her husband Thomas Cragg Sr.
She is survived by her loving children, Sharon Haverstock and her husband Donald of Alabama; Linda Ruddy and her husband John of Pawtucket and Thomas Cragg Jr. and his wife Nancy of Lincoln; 7 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
Lillian resided in Lincoln for 70 years and was a member of Sayles Memorial Church for 60 years. She was employed by Stop & Shop for 20 years, retiring in 1980. She moved from Lincoln Manor to Oakland Grove where she spent the last 5 months of a wonderful life.
The family would like to thank all mom's friends and neighbors at Lincoln Manor for their care and friendships which meant a lot to mom and us. We would also like to thank the entire staff at Oakland Grove for the care and comfort they provided during her stay. They all went above and beyond their call of duty.
Her funeral service to which relatives and friends are invited, will be held Monday, June 13, 2016 at 11:30 am at Lincoln Funeral Home, 1501 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln. Burial will be private. Visiting hours are Sunday from 4-7 pm. Mom, dad is waiting for you with open arms.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Lillian's memory, to Chapel Street Congregational Church (formerly Sayles Memorial) would be appreciated.
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