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Lillian E. Picciano
  • In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions in her name to:
  • Parkinson's Foundation
    200 SE 1st Street
    Suite 800
    Miami, FL 33131

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“Marilyn and Jim. My Sincere Condolences on the passing of your Mom....Keep your memories close in your Heart and she will live on with you Forever.....Read More »
1 of 3 | Posted by: Sandra Bessels - Harrison, NY

“I'm so very sorry to hear about Lillian's passing. She was a wonderful person, Mother and Grandmother. She is with God and at peace. God Blessed us...Read More »
2 of 3 | Posted by: Mare Rosanoff - NY

“It was a blessing to us to have had Lillian as a friend for the many years we lived in Mahopac, NY. . She helped so many people in so many ways. ”
3 of 3 | Posted by: Bobbie and Dick Boyer - Bellevue, ID


Lillian Emma Meyer Picciano passed August 7, 2018, at the age of 89, after a long battle with vascular dementia. Lillian was a long time resident of Mahopac, New York. Lillian was born in 1929, to Emma Lucille Strauss Meyer and Laurtiz Vigdor Meyer in Manhattan, New York. She was previously deceased by her loving husband Eugene Anthony Picciano in 1988. Lillian is survived by sister, Doris Yaciuk, her three daughters, son in law and two grandchildren: Mary Jean Picciano, Margi Picciano, Marilyn Perlberg and husband: Jim Perlberg, Jason and Kate Perlberg.

Lillian lived a life of endless caring for others. She was honored with her name on two plaques at Putnam Hospital Center for 7500 hour of volunteer work. She was instrumental in the formation of the breeding program for Guiding Eyes for the Blind. Lillian worked many years at the St. John's food pantry. Lillian was an avid fighter for the para-transit in Putnam County. She was an honored member of the Retired Senior Volunteer Program, a member of the Lions Club of Mahopac, and Hospice Volunteer.

There will be a Celebration of Life and Memory Sharing at Joseph J. Smith Funeral Home in Mahopac on Saturday August 18, 2018 from 1-3pm with light refreshments at the family home between 3:30-5:30.

In Lieu of Flowers we request that you make a donation in her name to one of the following: The Alzheimer's Association, www.alz.org, or The Parkinson's Foundation, www.parkinson.org.