Lillian Roberta Wilcox
The passing of Lillian Roberta Wilcox (nee Green) wife of the late Albert Wilcox occurred at the Grand Manan Hospital on Thursday, January 26, 2023. She was born on November 29, 1937 in Chatham, NB to the late Harold and Pearl (nee Craig) Green. Lillian was a devoted wife mother, grandmother and sister; she loved her family deeply. Lillian is survived by her six children: Roberta Brown (Bill), Kenneth Wilcox (Johanne), Margaret DeMerchant (Diten), Graydon Wilcox (Charlene), Susan Rideout (Jasper) and Russell Wilcox (Darlene); sisters: Hazel Green, Winnifred Mooney, Alice Langille; brother: David Patterson and numerous, grandchildren, great grandchildren, cousin, nieces and nephews. Beside her husband and parents, Lillian was predeceased by her sister, Barbara Watling and grandson, Joey Wilcox.
Lillian’s passion for art (30 years +) included dedication to the Grand Manan art community and beyond as an artist, teacher and mentor to many. Painting was her way of smiling at the world. She was a past member of the Seal Cove Wesleyan Church and attended Immanuel Family Church in recent years, her church family played an important role in her life.
Arrangements in the care of the St. George Funeral Home (755-3533) 26 Portage Street, St. George NB. Visitation will be held at Immanuel Family Church, Grand Manan on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 from 12 noon to 1:00 pm. The funeral service will take place at the church directly following visitation at 1:00 pm with Rev. Ward McComiskey officiating. The interment will be held in the Maple Grove Cemetery in the spring. In Lillian’s memory, donations to Charlotte County Cancer or the charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family.