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Vera A. Lillis, 64, Of Poughkeepsie

Vera A. Lillis
Vera A. Lillis Photo Credit: Family of Vera A. Lillis, via Timothy P. Doyle Funeral Home Inc.

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- Vera A. Lillis, of Poughkeepsie,, died Wednesday, Nov. 30. She was 64.

She was born Aug. 6, 1952, in Poughquag, the daughter of the late John Joseph and the late Anna Elizabeth (Swanson) Ryff.

She married William Lillis Aug. 3, 1974, in Rhinebeck; he predeceased her.

She worked at Vassar Brothers Medical Center as a nurse. She was a local resident all her life. She was a graduate of Arlington High School and the LPN program at Dutchess BOCES. She loved the beach, to read, travel and hiking.

She is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Keith And Megan Lillis; daughter, Barbara Lillis; son, Justin Lillis; daughter, Kimberly Wilson; grandchildren, Nicholas, Chase and Morgan Janulewicz, Rachel, Lauren and Cole Lillis and Kylie Wilson; and sister Ellen Ryff.

Calling hours will be from 2-5 p.m. Sunday at the Timothy P. Doyle Funeral Home Inc., 371 Hooker Ave., Poughkeepsie. The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at St. Peters Cemetery in Poughkeepsie.

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