Lily Pilon

Obituary of Lily Esther Pilon

It is with profound sadness that we share the passing of Lillian Esther Pilon at Beacon Hill Lodge on Friday March 13, 2020 at the age of 91. Lil was born in Carman, June 10th, 1928, to Ralph and Esther Lehman and to her father’s delight second of 4 girls. Lil had many fond memories of her life in the country before moving to Winnipeg. In her early years she had a variety of jobs, usher at theatres, delivering telegrams, in the reserves and finally retiring as head of the mail room at Manitoba Health Organization after many years She met the love of her life Joseph Edward (PeeWee) in 1953 and they married shortly after. They enjoyed their life dancing at the Foresters club, camping, fishing, and time with their family. Lil loved fishing and received 2 master anglers awards. The family enjoys many crafts Lil created over the years, knitting, crocheting, egg sculping, paper tolling, cross stitch, creating and arranging flowers. She also loved travelling, especially to Hawaii and Ontario to visit family, playing cards, bingo and scratch lottery tickets, all with the same gusto she lived her life. She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph Edward (PeeWee), parents Esther and Ralph, granddaughter Daniele and sisters Kay, Mabel and Gladys. Lil is survived by her son Michael Pilon, (Pennie) and daughter Suzanne Stevens, (Doug), 2 grand daughters, 2 grandsons, and 9 great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. She was especially close to her niece Marilyn and nephew Keith. At Lil's request there will be no service. Donations to a charity of your choice. Special thanks to the 7th floor staff at Beacon Hill for the care and compassion they gave to Lil.
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