Lillian, who recently celebrated her 90th birthday, has lived in Allentown for nine years. Prior to moving to Allentown, she lived in New York and served on the local school board for 15 years, 13 of which she served as the president. She was also on the library board for 15 years. She retired at 73 after a career in patient advocacy at a local hospital that began when she created a volunteer program there. When she moved to Luther Crest in Allentown, she got involved in several committees – food, welcoming, fundraising and entertainment – in her new home. She stays active socially and physically, knits three scarves a week for people in shelters and stays in close contact with her three children and several grandchildren.
Mazel tov, Lillian, one of our 8ish Over 80 honorees.