Lillian F. Higgs, age 82, a 28-year resident of Wassaic, NY, died Friday, September 16, 2011 in Carmel.

Mrs. Higgs was born July 18, 1929 in Holmes, NY to Ellson and Mildred (Prout) Kelley. She attended Carmel schools.
On July 31, 1954, Mrs. Higgs married the love of her life, Raymond, at the Pawling Baptist Church parsonage in Pawling. They made their home in Holmes, for many years before moving on to Wassaic, NY. Mr. Higgs died on May 14, 2010.
Mrs. Higgs enjoyed travels to Florida and Lake George, as well as, camping in Copake, NY and simply visiting with friends. She is survived by her son, Raymond E. Higgs of New York City; a sister, Jane Kelley Smith; and two brothers, Peter and George Kelley, as well as several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service was held on Monday, September 19, at the Dwyer Funeral Home, 23 South St., Patterson, NY. Interment will be private. 845-878-3161.

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