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DeVylder, Lillian C.

December 31, 2012 by Ellen Jarus Hanley

CHESHIRE – Lillian C. DeVylder, 97, passed away on Saturday, December 29, 2012 at the Alzheimer’s Resource Center in Plantsville. She was the wife of the late Edgar P. DeVylder who passed away in 1972.

Mrs. DeVylder was born on December 16, 1915 in Ansonia, the daughter of the late Frank A. and Mary (Hickey) Cordett. She was a longtime resident of Cheshire, where she was a communicant of St. Bridget Church as well as a member of the Daughters of Isabella. She was an Administrative Assistant for Southern New England Telephone and was a member of the Telephone Pioneers.

Mrs. DeVylder is survived by her children, Edgar of Stamford, Lillian Moore of Clinton, Md., Robert of Cheshire, Eileen Meier of Greer, S.C., Dennis of Wolfeboro, N.H., David of Cheshire, and Thomas of Cheshire; 14 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 5, 2013, at 9:45 a.m. from the Alderson Funeral Home of Cheshire, 615 South Main St., to St. Bridget Church for Mass at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Bridget's Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on Friday from 3 to 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Resource Center, 1261 South Main St., Plantsville, CT 06479. For online condolences, and to light a candle or share a story, please visit

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