FARMINGTON – Lillian P. Berry, 81, of Strong went home to be with her Lord and Savior on May 5.

She was born May 2, 1928, in Dallas Plantation, the daughter of Paul and Charlotte (Lamb) Pillsbury. She was educated in the schools of Dallas Plantation.

She married Ira (Joe) Berry Nov. 16, 1949, in Rangeley. She worked at Forster Manufacturing Co. in Strong and for the Strong School hot lunch program and later cleaned houses in the Strong area for many years. She was a member of the Strong Church of the Nazarene. On Sept. 14, 1984, she was chosen the state Sunday school teacher of the year for the Nazarene churches.

She enjoyed gardening, knitting, crocheting and being with her family.

She is survived by her husband, Ira (Joe) Berry of Farmington; three daughters, Margaret Huff of Strong, Cindy Quinlan of Sabattus and Shelly Seavey of Strong; a brother, Kendall Pillsbury of Strong; four sisters, Rebecca Ellis of Strong, Marilyn Howard of Strong, Marie Campbell of Phillips and Lucretia Dudley of Phillips; 10 grandchildren, Amy Coburn, Kendra Snow, Kaylene Bacon, Julie Donahue, Crystal Quinlan, Amy Quinlan, Becca Quinlan, Chase Seavey, Jeremy Seavey and Tabby Seavey; two great-grandchildren, Andrew Donahue and Amelia Donahue.

She was predeceased by two brothers, Oscar and Arlo Pillsbury; sister, Rowena Presby; half sister. Emma Autotte; and a daughter, Pamela.

The family would like to thank the staff at Edgewood Rehab and Living Center and also the staff in the ICU at Franklin Memorial Hospital.

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