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Lillian "Lolly" Gordon

July 19, 1924 ~ June 9, 2021 (age 96)


Lillian “Lolly” Gordon, 96, of Granville died at 1:10pm on Wednesday, June 9, 2021.

She was born July 19, 1924, to Joseph and Regina Jacobs in Chicago where she lived and worked until she married her husband Morris in 1946. 

Lolly and Morris (Muttsie) lived and raised their family in Granville where Lolly didn't know a stranger. Her limitless energy touched the lives of the many friends, family, and community who knew and loved her.

An extremely positive person, her glass was always half full. She was happiest nurturing her friends and family, watching the Cubs, and going to the Casino,

She is survived by her 4 children: Louis (Debbie) Gordon, Harriet Judith Gordon, Richard Gordon (Jill Wingfield), Renita (Mike) Miller.

As well as her 11 Grandchildren: Philip (Cassie) Gordon, Jennifer Gordon, Erin Gordon Eisele, Sarah Connor (Eddie Kaczor), Ashley (Aaron) Senzell, Brian (Justeen) Connor, Rachel (John) Roszkowski, David (Christina) Gordon, Julia Gordon, Jacob and Hannah Miller.

Additionally, her 11 Great Grandchildren: Tyler, Shaye and Derek Gordon. Nikita,  Molly and Iris Gordon. Sloan and Cora Eisele. Carter Connor, Finlay Gordon and one on the way! And 1 Great, Great Granddaughter Kollyns Gordon.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at Ottawa Jewish cemetery in Ottawa, IL. Dysart-Cofoid Funeral Chapel will be assisting the family with arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to in memory of Lolly Gordon.

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Graveside Service
June 23, 2021

11:00 AM
Ottawa Jewish Cemetery

Ottawa, IL 61350


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