Lillian Detar, age 91, of 326 Westchester Blvd., Kenmore, N.Y., passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011, at her residence.
She was born Sept. 5, 1920, to Lottie Rose and Joseph Szymanski. She married the late Homer "Ike" Detar of Kane, he preceded her in death in 1992.
She is survived by one daughter, Patricia, Mrs. Williams Scanlon of Warren, Ohio; two grandchildren, Suzie, Mrs. Keith Callen of Sarver, Pa., and Brian Scanlon and his wife Amanda of Evans City, Pa.; and five great-grandchildren, Samantha and Josephine Scanlon, and Joshua, Tristan and Kihia Callen.
She is also survived by three sisters, Sophie DeChano of Ridgway, Jacqueline, Mrs. John Myslinski of Mullica Hill, New Jersey, and Barbara, Mrs. Theodore Hokoana of Spotsylvania, Va.; and a great number of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and five brothers, Alex, Adam, Sigfried (killed in WWII), Joseph and Walter; and two sisters, Josephine Virgil and Rose Marie Gugino.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Lillian Detar was officiated Dec. 27, 2011 by Msgr. Richard Siepka, Rev. Charles Smiech and Josih Magur.