Bode, Lillian Barringham “Lil”, “Mama”
Lillian Bode, 71, lifelong West Haven resident, entered into rest May 7, 2013. She was the wife of 51 years of the late Alfred “Bud” Bode. Mother of Laura (Brian) McManus, Lynnette & Lesley Bode, grandmother of Marissa Bode, Amanda & Kyle McManus. Sister in law of Richard & Cheryl Bode, Carl & Nancy Bode & the late Henry & Paul Bode. She was born May 26, 1941 in New Haven, daughter of the late Werden & Elsie Reiss Barringham. Prior to her retirement, Lillian worked for the West Haven Buckle Co., Servicemasters, North Haven, and DeFrank & Sons. Her greatest joys was spending time with her family, gardening, and helping people.
Family and friends are invited to attend a graveside service on FRIDAY May 10th at 1:00pm in Oak Grove Cemetery. In tribute to Lillian, please wear spring or bright colors.