Lillian was born March 18, 1932 in Manhattan, N.Y., the daughter of the late Walter and the Anne Gillick Welch.
She worked as a school monitor at Hicksville High School for several years.
On Sept. 8, 1962, she married Edmund Thomas Roell in New York City. He predeceased her on May 17, 2010.
Mrs. Roell is survived by her children and their spouses Gerald (Tina) Roell of Plymouth, Fla., Kathleen Roell of Medford, N.Y., Maureen (Robert) Miller of Milton, and Edmund M. Roell of Mastic Beach, N.Y.; by nine grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.
A graveside committal service will be held Friday June 14, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. in the Flushing Cemetery, Flushing, N.Y.