Janet S. Lilly, 73, of Syracuse, IN passed away at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, March 15, 2021 at Kosciusko Community Hospital in Warsaw, IN. She was born on July 20, 1947 in Hager Hill, KY to Ted & Evelyn (Music) DeLong.
She grew up in Kentucky, attended Johnson County Public Schools, but lived most of her life in the North Webster / Syracuse area. She retired from Syracuse Rubber Company after 30 years and was a member of the United Methodist Church in North Webster.
She was a loving and caring women, who always put everyone else’s needs above her own. She left a permanent mark etched on our hearts and will be greatly missed by family and friends. Family meant everything to her.
She is survived by:
Daughter – Karen Terry of Kentucky
Son – Timothy (Amber) Lilly of Anderson
4 Granddaughters & 7 Gt. Grandchildren
2 Sisters – JoAnn (Ronnie) Adkins of Paintsville, KY & Judy (John) Daniels of Hager Hill, KY
4 Brothers – Mike (Mary) DeLong, Jim DeLong, Bill (Judy) DeLong, and Teddy (Judy) DeLong all of Hager Hill, KY
Sister in law – Frankie DeLong
Special Friend - Armando Vuittonet of Syracuse
Several Nieces & Nephews
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother - Doug DeLong.
Cremation will take place at Cremation Services of Kosciusko County, 4356 N. St. Rd 15, Warsaw, IN. A Celebration of Life Service will take place in Hager Hill, KY at a later date. Burial will be in the family cemetery in Hager Hill, KY. Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, IN is in charge of arrangements.
Preferred memorials may be given to the United Methodist Church, 7822 E. Epworth Forest Rd., North Webster, IN 46555.
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