Of Bethpage, NY, formerly of Malden. Passed away unexpectedly on October 19, 2023 at the age 95 after a sudden illness. She was born January 3, 1928 and was raised in Watertown. In the early 70’s she moved to Malden to be closer to her daughter and went to work for Century Bank in Medford as their Switchboard Operator.
Over her 20+ year career at the bank she became highly regarded and received awards for her exemplary service. She was always very independent and carried herself with grace, leaving a special impression on many people she came in contact with over the years.
Some of her passions included playing the piano, sewing, cooking, going to Broadway shows in Boston, traveling to Maine, reading, writing letters, listening to her records and always loved spending time with her grandkids.
She was the beloved mother of Eileen Urhan of Bethpage, NY, formerly of Malden and Watertown, and cherished grandmother of Jennifer and Jon Richardson of Manchester, NH and Andrew Robinson of Bethpage, NY. She is predeceased by her son Joseph O’Bannon and mother Fannie Dunton, both of Watertown. She lived a full life and will be greatly, greatly missed.
Donations in Lil’s memory can be made to your local animal shelter. Expressions of sympathy can be sent to 175 Maple Ave, Bethpage, NY 11714.