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Lillian (Kelly) Conti

April 7, 1927 ~ October 15, 2021 (age 94)


Lillian (Kelly) Conti, of Garden City, age 94. Beloved wife for over 60 years of the late John L. Conti. Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Edward H. and Theresa B. (O’Neil) Kelly. She was the loving mother of the late Bryan J. Conti. Lil leaves her devoted daughter, Lisa O’Brien, son-in-law Steven and her Cherished granddaughter Carla Kelly O’Brien, all of Coventry, RI.

Lil was a graduate of Gorton High School and Bryant College. She was a secretary at The Narragansett Electric Co., retiring to raise a family. She was a communicant of St. Mark’s Church in Cranston for over 60 years. Lil was the sister of the late Edward and Joseph Kelly and Mary Carpenter. Lil leaves many nieces and nephews whom she loved very much. She was also a loving Nina to Meghen, Candyce, and Andrea O'Brien. She was happiest while sharing good times with her family and friends and always welcomed a good laugh. Lil and John traveled with their family and friends. They enjoyed tennis, skiing and golfing. She was also an excellent sewer and crafter.

Our family would like to thank the entire staff at Atria Harborhill, Lincolnwood Healthcare, and the VNA of Care New England. They were all kind, compassionate and professional healthcare workers. In lieu of flowers, donations made to these facilities are welcome.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday at 9 a.m. in “WOODLAWN’’ Funeral Home 600 Pontiac Ave. Cranston, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. in St. Mark’s Church, Cranston. Burial will follow in Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery. Please share memories at

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October 20, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Woodlawn Funeral Home
600 Pontiac Ave
Cranston, RI 02910

Mass of Christian Burial
October 20, 2021

10:30 AM
St. Mark Church
9 Garden Court
Cranston, RI 02920


Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery
301 South County Trail
Exeter, RI 02822

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