Lilly Marie Tonnessen, age 92, of Bohemia, PA and Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, NY died Sunday, December 18, 2016 at Ellen Memorial Health Care Center in Honesdale, PA.|
Mrs. Tonnessen was born March 24, 1924 in Vanse, Norway and was the daughter of the late Johan and Dina Hoveland.
She was predeceased by her husband, Olav in 1991.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Bernt Balchen Lodge, Sons of Norway.
She is survived by three daughters: Mary Ann Ryan of Beach Lake, PA, Jean Doris & her husband, Peter McHugh of Breezypoint, NY and Elsie Carol & her husband, Roy Abrahamson of Yulan, NY; five grandchildren, Kelly, Erin, Brian, Kurt, Derek; three great grandchildren: Jaxin, Zephyr, Kiera; one sister: Gladys Hoveland of Norway and one brother: Edwin Hoveland of Norway and several nieces and nephews in Norway and her niece, Gerd Bolstad, with whom she was especially close.
Calling hours will be Wednesday, December 21st from 11AM to 1 PM at Teeters' East Chapel, 505 Church St, Hawley, PA, followed by the funeral service at 1 PM with Rev. Norman R. Beighley, Pastor Bethel Lutheran Church, officiating.
Burial will be in Green Gates Cemetery in Hawley.
Memorials may be made to Bethel Lutheran Church, Church Road, Rowland, PA 18454.
For additional information – www.TeetersFuneralChapel.com.
Arrangements by Teeters' Funeral Chapel, 505 Church St., Hawley, PA.
Published in Wayne Independent on Dec. 20, 2016