She is survived by her son, Robert Donner and his wife Rhoda of Windsor, CT, her daughter, Elizabeth Libner of Stamford, CT, grandson, Stuart Donner and his wife, Michelle, of Sarasota, FL, granddaughter Melissa Libner of New York City, grandson Leonard Goldberg of Windsor, CT, granddaughter , Barbara LaTulip and great granddaughter, Stephanie LaTulip both of Lithia, FL and several nieces. She was predeceased by her sisters, Cecile Bornstein, Pearl Diamond and Adele Anshien, daughter-in-law, Ellen Donner, son-in-law, Leonard Libner and grandson, Frederick Donner. Special thanks to the nurses and aides who cared for Lilyan during the past 2 years at Seabury Retirement Community, Brewer Unit.
Funeral services will be held Monday, November 2, 2009 at 11:00 AM at The Brass City Cemetery, Stillson Rd., Waterbury, CT. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Marriot Hotel. 28 Day Hill Rd., Windsor, CT on Monday, November 2, 2009 from 3:00 to 6:00 PM. Shiva will be observed at the Home of Elizabeth Libner, 123 Pine Hill Ave., Stamford, CT. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Seabury Retirement Home, 200 Seabury Dr., Bloomfield, CT 06002. Arrangements are entrusted to Weinstein Mortuary, Hartford. For further information, directions, or to share memories of Lilyan with her family, please visit online at www.weinsteinmortuary.com.