Lillian B. Girdwood, 97, of Cabot, passed peacefully into the arms of her Lord and Savior on Monday August 5, 2019 at Concordia Lutheran Ministries.
Born November 26, 1921 in Gibsonia, PA, she was the daughter of David Dale Bryson and Edna Snyder.
Lillian was the oldest living charter member of the Gospel Fellowship PCA, where she was the children's Sunday School Director. She had a Godly influence on all those she came in contact with as the director for over 20 years. Her service to her church family was one of the greatest joys of her life. Time with her family was most precious to her. She enjoyed bowling, reading, crossword and other puzzles, cards and a writing ministry. Lillian was a prolific poet and wrote a poem for every important occasion.
Surviving are her children; Linda (Fred) Skurka of Butler, Randal (Verna) Girdwood of Portersville, Dean (Pauline) Girdwood of Economy Borough, Carolyn (Joe) Mihalevic of Gibsonia and Nancy (Richard) Harkin of Long Island, NY, her brother, Richard (Virginia) Bryson of Chattanooga, TN, 11 grandchildren, Jennifer (Greg) Seybert, Chuck (Holly) Girdwood, Deana (Jawn) Funyak, Mark (Marcy) Girdwood, Joseph (Diana) Skurka, Sean (Valerie) Girdwood, Amy (Tim) Protos, Melissa (Mark) Kirkbride, Ryan Harkin, Leah Harkin, Shea Harkin, 2 step grandchildren, Marissa Durst, Michael Mihalevic, 18 great grandchildren, Jacob, Lucas, Lauren, Jack, Sam, Olivia, Tyler, Joshua, Alayna, Bryson, Addison, Ava, Allie, Mackenzie, Nick, Julia, Lily, Jonathan.
She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Oliver Girdwood, on November 25, 2005, 3 sisters, 1 brother and 1 granddaughter.
Friends will be received on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 from 3-8 pm at the Fox Funeral Home, Inc. Saxonburg, PA, Interment will be private.
A memorial service will be held at 6:30 p.m. Friday, September 6, 2019 at the Gospel Fellowship PCA Church, 161 McFann Road, Valencia. Refreshments will follow.
Memorial donations may be made to Gospel Fellowship PCA, 161 McFann Road Valencia, PA 16059.
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