Belfast — Lillian (Wasson) Gilpatrick, 96, of Belfast, passed away April 14, 2017, in the Waldo County General Hospital Hospice Unit.
She was born Sept. 11, 1920, in Ossipee, N.H., the daughter of Joseph and Josephine (Colby) Wasson. Lillian was a member of the First Church in Belfast since 1958 as well as member of the Eight O’Clock Club. She was a lifetime member of the Eastern Star and was a Cub Scout leader when her children were little. Lillian’s hobbies included reading, sewing with the group at church, traveling and cooking. One of her greatest joys was her grandchildren.
She was predeceased by both parents, her husband Leon in 1986, and eight siblings.
Lillian is survived by her loving children, Jay Gilpatrick and wife Cindy of Belfast and Shelley Gilpatrick of Fairfield; grandchildren, Jennifer Hills and husband Steve, Angela Blood and husband Brian, and Jason Gilpatrick; great-grandchildren, Logan, Lindsey, Lauren, Samantha and Joshua; and several nieces, nephews and cousins, as well as many good friends.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 25, at The First Church in Belfast. Interment will be held privately at Maine Veterans Cemetery in Augusta.
In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make memorial contributions to Hospice Unit, Waldo County General Hospital, 118 Northport Ave., Belfast, ME 04915. Arrangements are under the care of Riposta Funeral Home, 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast. Memories and condolences may be shared at ripostafh.com.