Obituary for Lillia Vasquez (Schultz)
Lillia (Schultz) Vasquez, 97, of Rocky Hill, CT passed away peacefully at her home on December 10, 2017. Born in Brattleboro, VT on March 26, 1920 to Edward and Stella (Pike) Schultz.
Lillia grew up in Vermont, attended Wilmington High School and North Hampton Commercial College.
She worked at Pratt and Whitney in West Hartford, CT where she met her husband the late John G. Vasquez. During their marriage of 63+ years they welcomed over 50 foster children at various times who lived in their home in addition to 5 of their own children. Lil also worked at the Ames HQ and at the Travelers Insurance before retiring.
She leaves her sons, Lewis and his wife Mary, of Rocky Hill, Joseph and his wife Amy, of Bryson City, NC; a daughter Connie Sullivan and her husband Peter, of Portland; a brother Rodney “Bud” Schultz of Walnut Creek, CA; along with 8 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren. Lillia is predeceased by her husband, John and two sons, Jack and Benedict.
A visiting hour will be held Friday, December 15, 2017 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Farley Sullivan Funeral Home, 34 Beaver Rd. Wethersfield, with a memorial service in the funeral home at 11am. Burial will be at a later date in Woodford VT. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations made be made to a Veterans group of the donor’s choice. To extend online condolences and/or share a memory, please visit farleysullivan.com.