Lillian WIRTH

WIRTH, Lillian Passed peacefully at her home on March 17th at the age of 97. Born and raised in Chicago, Lillian graduated from Northwestern University and followed with a career as a social worker. She married her childhood sweetheart, Leonard and, after several years together, they moved to California and had two sons, Michael and Jerry. She furthered her education and received a Masters Degree at UCLA and taught 5th grade at Noble Avenue Elementary for 17 years. Family and friends will always remember Lil for her warm smile, subtle sense of humor and zest for life. Lillian is survived by her sons Michael (Greta) and Jerry (Patricia), grandchildren Michelle Wirth Fellman, Jennifer Houseman and David Wirth and great-grandchildren Anna, Samantha and Andy Fellman. Her love is with us always. Services will be held at 2 p.m. March 21, Wednesday, at Hillside Mortuary (800) 576-1994. In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent to The Jewish Healing and Hospice Centery of Los Angeles,

Published in the Los Angeles Times on Mar. 20, 2012