Lillian Barbara Cavaleri, 101, of Port Charlotte, Fla, passed away Friday May 30, 2014.
She was born July 9, 1912, in Ridgewood, N.Y., to Barbara (nee Blank) and Joseph Haverly.
Lillian was married July 1, 1934, to Vincent A. Cavaleri, who passed away in 1975. Her favorite saying in her later days was “don’t get old.”
She was the mother of eight children, four sons; Vincent, John, Victor, and Verne; and four daughters, Marie (deceased), Patricia, Dorothea, and Camille (deceased); Lillian is also survived by 33 grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 3, 2014, at First Baptist Church of Charlotte Harbor, 4506 Church St., Charlotte Harbor, Fla. 3398. Lillian’s ashes will be taken to New York for inurnment with her husband at Saint John’s Cemetery. Please visit www.icscremationandfunerals.com to extend condolences to the family.