|Birth: ||Jan. 27, 1922|
|Death: ||Feb. 20, 2009|
LAKE WALES - Mrs. Lucille Billig, 87, of Lake Wales, Florida and formerly of Greenville (Mercer County), Pennsylvania and East Springfield (Erie County), Pennsylvania, died Friday, February 20, 2009, at Lake Wales Medical Center, of lymphoma.
She was born in Erie on January 27, 1922 to Alfred and Katherine (Kuebler) Marti, who preceded her in death. She was a graduate of Union High School in Girard, Pennsylvania and Edinboro University in Edinboro, Pennsylvania. For a short time she taught school in the Harborcreek, Pennsylvania school system and then dedicated her life to volunteering at the Bible Shoppe in Greenville and the Lake Wales Care Center. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Lake Wales.
Survivors include a daughter: Marjorie Avery and her husband: Kent of Annandale, Virginia, two sisters: Marilyn Nyberg of Erie and Arlene Viall of Anaheim, California, and a number of nieces and nephews. Lucille was married for fifty-six years to Lavern Robert Billig, (CPL US Army WWII) who preceded her in death on April 24, 2008.
Visitation will be Tuesday, February 24, 2009, from 1:00 P.M. until 3:00 P.M. at the Johnson Funeral Home. Services will follow at 4:00 P.M. at the First Presbyterian Church of Lake Wales with Pastor David Rockness officiating. Interment will be made on Wednesday at the Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida. Memorials of remembrance may be made to the Lake Wales Care Center 140 East Park Avenue, Lake Wales, FL 33853.
Published in The Ledger 2/22/2009 (Lakeland, FL)
See Memorial# 80259632, Helen Oesch Knoll, for another photo of Lucille with her childhood friend.
Alfred Marti (1889 - 1974)
Katherine Louise Kuebler Marti (1891 - 1949)
Lavern R. Billig (1917 - 2008)
Lucille Ellen Marti Billig (1922 - 2009)
Arlene Grace Marti Viall (1925 - 2010)*
Florida National Cemetery
Plot: SECTION 327 SITE 520
Maintained by: L Ferree
Originally Created by: Nita
Record added: Feb 22, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34094202
Added: Feb. 22, 2009