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Lilyan H. Affinito

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“What a pleasure it was to have Lilyan a mentor at the Simplicity Pattern Company in the 1960 and 1970's. She set an exemplary example for all the...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Rosemary Barnhart - Los Angeles, CA

“Lilyan was a beacon of light for all women. I consider myself fortunate to have known her and to have benefited from her work.My thoughts are with...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Sue Caplan - New York, NY

3 of 12 | Posted by: Sue Caplan - New York, NY

“Ms. Lilyan was a brave, strong, selfless and gracious person. I give my condolence to the Affinito Family and relatives for such a great loss. For...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: R F

“Lilyan was one classy lady! I always enjoyed chatting with her at our Cornell PCCW meetings. She was always interested in my life and what I was...Read More »
5 of 12 | Posted by: Karen Polansky - Carmichael, CA

“Lilyan was a wonderful, brilliant and beautiful person; a great inspiration, mentor, and role model to me, and the many women at Cornell and PCCW. We...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Lilyan was a trailblazer and a great role model. She was a kind supporter to me personally at an important point in my career. Her legacy to help...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Gladys Diaz-Jourdain - Miami, FL

“Lilyan was a wonderful role model and inspiration to me and the other aspiring young women she helped along the way. She truly embodied the idea that...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: - Chicago, IL

“Lilyan was a trailblazing woman in business and Served in many alumni leadership positions throughout her life. She mentored and encouraged other...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Gloria Lang - Eat Hampton, NY

“We will miss Lilyan our dear friend and golf buddy. Our sincere condolences to her family.Barbara McNally and Tom Konop ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Please accept my deepest condolences for your family's loss ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Mrs Henson

“By knowing that when we truly love, it is never lost. It is only after death that the depth of the bond is truly felt, and our loved one becomes a...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: David Bailey - Alexandria, VA

Lilyan was born on July 21, 1931 and passed away on Friday, June 29, 2018.

Lilyan was a resident of New York City, New York at the time of passing.

Friends and family are invited to meet at St. Damien of Molokai Parish, 722 W. Main St., Monongahela, at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, July 3, 2018, with a Mass of Christian Burial beginning at 10 a.m. with the Father William Terza as Celebrant. Interment will follow in Monongahela Cemetery.

Memorial donations can be made to the Lilyan H. Affinito/Emma S. Eastman Scholarship (Fund #914018) or the Lilyan H. Affinito Hotel Scholarship (Fund #583019) at Cornell University, 130 E. Seneca St., Suite 400, Ithaca, NY, 14850, Attn: Valerie Kuramoto.