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Lillian (Herowski) Broda, age 99 passed away on June 30, 2017 at Our Lady of Peace Nursing Care Residence. Born in Niagara Falls, NY she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Josephine (Pokusa) Herowski.

Lillian was a lifelong resident of the Niagara Falls area. She attended local schools and graduated from Niagara Falls High School. On February 22, 1941, she married Walter Broda in Niagara Falls. Mr. Broda predeceased her in June of 1985. Lillian worked at Jenss Department Store and later in the office of Neisners. She also worked alongside her husband Walter in their family owned businesses, Broda Machine Company and the former Plantation Restaurant in Niagara Falls.

Mrs. Broda is survived by her two children, Mark (Susan) Broda of Fairport, NY and David (Martha Blake) Broda of Jamesville, NY, and was predeceased by her son, Thomas (late Jean) Broda and daughter Barbara Broda and two brothers, Stanley (Marilyn of Lewiston) Herowski and Richard (late Katie) Herowski. She is survived by five grandchildren, Matthew (Ashley) Broda, Lindsay (Michael) Fiore, Elizabeth (Ellis) Hoffman, Michael (Suzanne) Broda and Roxanne Broda-Blake, five great-grandchildren, Andrew, Peter and William Hoffman, Claire and Aubrey Broda as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Mrs. Brodas family would like to extend their heartfelt gratitude to the staff of Our Lady of Peace Nursing Residence, 3rd Floor West for the compassionate care she received.

There will be no prior visitation. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday July 3rd at 12 Noon at St. Vincent DePaul Parish at Prince of Peace Church, 1055 North Military Road Niagara Falls, NY. Entombment will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery Lewiston. In lieu of flowers, memorial offerings may be made to St. Vincent DePaul Parish, Prince of Peace Church, 1055 North Military Road Niagara Falls, NY 14304 or a charity of ones choice. Arrangements by M.J. COLUCCI & SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL 2730 Military Road Niagara Falls, NY. Visit www.mjcoluccifuneralchapel.com for online guest register.
Published on July 1, 2017
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