Lillian D.'s Story
Lillian D. (Craig) Alvarez, 92, of Niagara Falls, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at Northgate Manor. Born in Niagara Falls, NY, she was the daughter of the late Ernest and Rose (Hosack) Craig.
Lillian was a lifelong resident of Niagara Falls, where she attended local schools. She was the loving wife of Alfred Alvarez, who predeceased her on April 30, 2004 after 61 memorable years together. Mrs. Alvarez was employed at Top's Friendly Markets in Lewiston for over 25 years prior to her retirement.
Lillian centered her life around her family. She held an unconditional love for her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and cherished the times spent with her family, especially weekly Sunday dinners.
Mrs. Alvarez is survived by one son, Gary Alavarez; one daughter, Tina Naus; and was predeceased by three sons, Ron (Jeanette) Alvarez, Rick Alvarez and Jeff Alvarez. She is also survived by ten grandchildren, Lorrie, Michael, Kelly, Jeffrey, Matthew, Ricky, Tara, Michelle, Brian and Derek; eleven great-grandchildren, Jourdan, Skyler, Kyle, Brystol, Alyssa, Alex, Ayden, Velaria, Adriana, Dayven and Reyna and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was also predeceased by her siblings, Edward, Alvin, Lula and Elsie.
Visitation will be held on Thursday from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM at M.J. COLUCCI & SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY, where funeral services will follow at 8:00 PM. Private interment in Memorial Park Cemetery will be held at the convenience of the family. If desired, memorial offerings may be made to Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport, NY 14094.
Visit mjcoluccifuneralchapel.com for register.
Published on May 16, 2017