Joseph Lilly, 83, of Vero Beach, FL, died Tuesday, February 16, 2010, at the Indian River Medical Center in Vero Beach.
Mr. Lilly was born April 19, 1926, in New York, NY, and moved to Vero Beach 24 years ago from Fishkill.
He was a mechanic for construction and was a veteran of WWII, serving in the US Navy. Mr. Lilly was a member of the Operating Engineers Union local 137.
Survivors include his sons Harold Joseph Lilly of Vero Beach, Thomas Lilly of Cold Spring, and Andrew Lilly of Pompano Beach, FL, daughter Joanne Sandlin of Costa Rica, brother James Lilly of Nanuet, NY, and four grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his wife, Amelia Lilly.
Services, followed by interment, were held on February 19, in Vero Beach.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Treasure Coast Area, 3375 20th Street, Suite 100, Vero Beach, FL, 32960.
Arrangements are under the direction of Cox-Gifford Seawinds Funeral Home and Crematory, Vero Beach, Florida. Condolences may be sent through seawindsfh. com/obit.php