Lillian A Ford, also known as Lil and Lily, of East Hartford CT, beloved wife of Robert S Ford, passed away in her home Saturday, January 16, 2021 with her family and friends by her side, after a long battle with cancer. She was born April 28, 1944. in Lewiston ME., the daughter of the late Raymond and Priscilla Hathaway
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Lil enjoyed baking, quilting and knitting, but quilting was what she loved to do the most, and she did it right up to the end. Lil has made over a 100 quilts and if you received one from her, you knew you were special. She was a member of the First Congregational Church of Coventry and volunteered for the friendly circle. Visiting the Pennsylvania Amish country was incredibly special to her, and she made sure to go at least twice a year "dragging" along friends and family.
Lil's grandchildren, were her pride and joy, and she would do anything for them, they all will miss her terribly. Besides her loving husband of 14 years, she is survived by her children who were very near to her heart, daughter Paula Boudreau and her Fiancee Keith Heinonen and son Dane Boudreau and significant other Donna Egan.
Lil was also survived by step daughter Tracy Wheaton and husband Jeffery, stepson's Scott Ford and wife Jennifer, Nathan Ford and wife Jenna, Bruce Rose and wife Robin, & Eric Rose. Her sister Lorry Lyons and husband Shawn, and Brother's Edward, and Reginald (Ricky) Hathaway. Lil will also be remembered fondly by her grandchildren, Denae and husband Andrew, Sharaya and significant other Freddy, Travis and wife Tina, Colby, Derek and Paige. 8 step grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren, her life long friends Pam Lamarche, Pat Benoit and Edwina Rodrigues and Christina DeCandia McClintock who was like a daughter to her.
She was predeceased by her sister Jean Hill and husband Bruce T Rose. There will be a celebration of life later on down the road at the convenience of the family. For online condolences please visit: www.pietrasfuneralhome.com