2009-12-30 / Obituaries

Lillian M. Roode

Lillian M. Roode age 62, of Patterson, died peacefully at home on December 28, 2009. Ms. Roode was born in the Bronx on March 16, 1947, daughter of Virginia (Marhan) and the late Lawrence Miller. She graduated from Grace Dodge High School in the Bonx, then received a degree from Empire State College. Ms. Roode moved from Inwood, NY to Patterson in 1965, was a member of Sacred Heart Church in Patterson, and worked for the past 28 years for Green Chimneys Children’s Services. Ms. Roode was a proud cancer survivor. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Besides her mother, Virginia Miller of Patterson, Ms. Roode is survived by her two children; Dawn Campanile of Brooklyn; TJ Roode of Queensbury, NY; and two grandchildren—Tanner Joseph and Vittorio Michael.

A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010 at 10am in Sacred Heart Church in Patterson, NY. Interment will be private.

Memorial calling hours will be held Thur. from 1-3 and 5-7pm at Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Avenue, Brewster, NY 10509

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society or Green Chimneys.

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