Lillie May Finnegan
Forever In Our Hearts
Lillie May Finnegan

May 27, 1925 - July 29, 2018
Born in Reydon, England
Resided in Crestline, Ohio
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Lillie May Finnegan, 93, of Crestline, passed away on Sunday, July 29, 2018 at her home in Crestline, after a full life.

Lillie was born in Reydon, England on May 27, 1925 to the late Robert and Lillie M. (Alsop) Reeve. She married Gordon R. Finnegan on January 5, 1946 in England and he preceded her in death on May 31, 2006.

Lillie came from England to this country in 1947. She was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Bethlehem where she participated in the Altar and Rosary Society. Lillie enjoyed running an organic farm. She was very proud of her children and was known as the “glue” of the family. Lillie had a positive attitude her entire life. She found good in everyone and enjoyed many friendships.

She is survived by her children: Michael Finnegan, Columbus, Stephen Finnegan, Crestline, Christopher (Carla) Finnegan, Galion, David (Connie) Finnegan, Sunbury, Blane (Pam) Finnegan, Ontario, Joyce (Warren) Branam, Galion, Carleen (Rick) Higgins, Mt. Gilead, numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her daughter-in-law, Marsha Finnegan, her brothers; Edward Albert and Harry, and her sisters; Ruby, Margery, and Winifred.

Friends may call on Friday, August 3, 2018 from 1:30 PM until the time of a Memorial Mass at 2:30 PM at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 5754 County Line Road 61, Bethlehem with Rev. Christopher Bohnsack, Celebrant. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Bethlehem.

The Schneider-Gompf Funeral Home, 223 W. Main St., Crestline is honored to serve the family of Lillie Finnegan.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Sacred Heart Catholic School, Bethlehem, in care of the funeral home.

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Sacred Heart Catholic Church
5754 State Route 61
Bethlehem, Ohio 44875
Friday, August 3, 2018
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Memorial Mass
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
5754 State Route 61
Bethlehem, Ohio 44875
Friday, August 3, 2018
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery
5754 State Route 61
Bethlehem, Ohio 44875
Friday, August 3, 2018
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM


Sacred Heart Catholic School
5754 State Route 61 Rd.
Bethlehem, Ohio 44875