Lillian Harper

Obituary of Lillian Harper

Lillian Harper, 89, of Rome, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 24, 2017, in Leesburg, VA. She was born in Rome, NY on July 1, 1928, the daughter of the late Thomas and Angeline Rossi. She was a 1946 graduate of Rome Free Academy. On December 7, 1950, she was united in marriage to William R. Harper. He passed away on May 1, 1992.

The loving mother of three children, she is survived by Holly, Scott, and William. She is also survived by three grandchildren, Christopher, Paris, and Meaghan; one great-grandchild, Jackson; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by four sisters and four brothers.

Interment will take place in St. Mary's Cemetery. A simple graveside ceremony will be held there on May 1, 2018, at 11:00AM, for family and friends. There are no viewing hours at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Lillian's memory may be made to her favorite charity, the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George St., Rome.