Charles Lilley

Charles F. "Mickey" Lilley

Aug 8, 1937 - Jan 20, 2019
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Charles F. “Mickey” Lilley, age 81, peacefully passed away on January 20, 2019. Mickey was a lifelong resident of Brewster, NY. He was a member of several local organizations including the Elks Lodge, Amerigo Vespucci, Catholic War Veterans, The American Legion and the Loyal Order of the Moose. Mickey was self-employed and had also worked at New York State Electric & Gas for 25 years after serving in the US Army. Mickey was known for his hard work ethic, sense of humor and his loyalty to the New York Jets. His family always came first and his wife, kids and grandkids were the center of his universe.
Mickey was predeceased by his grandmother, Violet Wallace, his Aunt Florence Wallace and his mother, Elizabeth Wallace Lilley. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Christine Larkin Lilley of Brewster, NY as well as his three children, Lonni (and Stephen) Campbell of Needham, MA, Cathy Huffman of Newtown, CT and Gregory (and Liz) Lilley of Mahopac, NY. He is also survived by seven grandchildren, Jim Campbell, Ali Campbell, Sarah Lilley, Austin Huffman, Michael Campbell, Larkin Huffman and Joseph Lilley. They will miss their Poppi very much.
A memorial service will be held at Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Avenue, Brewster, NY, on Friday January 25, 2019 at 12:30pm. Interment of his ashes will follow at St. Lawrence O’Toole Cemetery, Brewster, NY. Visitation will be prior to the service on Friday from 11am-1pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mickey’s name to Regional Hospice and Palliative Care, 30 Milestone Road, Danbury, CT 06810.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday January 25, 2019 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Friday January 25, 2019 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Beecher Funeral Home
    1 Putnam Avenue
    BREWSTER, NY 10509
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  • Service

    Friday January 25, 2019 | 12:30pm
    Friday January 25, 2019 12:30pm
    Beecher Funeral Home
    1 Putnam Avenue
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  • Interment

    St. Lawrence O'Toole Cemetery
    Turk Hill Rd.
    BREWSTER, NY 10509
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Private Condolence

susan kalish

Posted at 07:15am
Keeping you in my thought during this difficult time. Love, Susan Kalish
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A donation was made in memory of Charles Lilley

Posted at 09:18pm
We offer our prayers and condolences to everyone.
Ken and Veronica Erdmann

Posted at 06:47pm
Mickey Lilley always put a smile on my face and it was a pleasure to know you. My condolences to Christine and children. Thank you for all the fun. Mark

Lawrence Holden

Posted at 08:11am
Mickey was the life of the party at the JETS games while tailgating. It was the highlight of my week riding down with him and the rest of his family. He really made me laugh!! Miss you Mickey!
Love to all the family!

Larry Holden

Posted at 03:01pm
Mr. Lilley will be forever in our memories as a treasured neighbor and friend to our family. Wishing peace to the Lilley family, our long time friends, Lonnie, Cathy, Greg and Mrs. Lilley. Love from the Vollaro Family, Fran, Dan, Vin, Andrea and Cece.

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