Lillian M. Skavron
PAWTUCKET - Lillian M. (Stafford) Skavron, 85, passed away Saturday, December 14, 2013. She was the wife of George J. Skavron, Sr. for 62 years. A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Lester and Marie (Spano) Stafford. Lil loved and owned thoroughbred race horses. She also loved dogs, baking, traveling and had a passion for cooking.
Besides her husband, she leaves two sons, Henry Emond and his wife, Debra of Tacoma, WA and George J. Skavron, Jr. and his wife, Debbie of Baton Rouge, LA; two daughters, Deborah S. Skavron of Pawtucket and Melissa Mendelsohn and her husband, Dr. Steven Mendelsohn of Asheville, NC; a daughter-in-law, Debra L. Skavron of Pawtucket, wife of Lil's late son, Robert J. Skavron who passed in 2012; a brother, Lester Stafford of Cocoa Beach, FL; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Josephine Elderkin and Andrew Spano.
Her funeral will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. from WILLIAM W. TRIPP Funeral Home, 1008 Newport Ave., Pawtucket, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Noon in St. Teresa Church, 358 Newport Ave. Interment will follow at Seekonk Cemetery. VISITATION will be TODAY, Wednesday 4 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to the Animal Rescue League, 34 Elbow St., Providence, RI 02903 would be appreciated.