Lillian Louise Whitney


Lillian Louise (Young) Whitney died on Thursday, July 26, 2012 at the Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was 94.

Lillian was born on October 28, 1917, in Brooklyn, New York, the daughter of Edward Young and Josephine (Gettler) Young.

She was predeceased by her husband, Henry J. Whitney and lived in Concord before moving to Martha’s Vineyard to be closer to her daughter, Annie Mallegol. Lillian was an active member of the Holy Family Parish in Concord.

Lillian enjoyed knitting, baking, reading, and loved taking long walks and spending time with her great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her daughter, Annie Mallegol and her husband, Andre, of Edgartown; her grandchildren, Andre J. Mallegol III, Scott Mallegol, and Karen Driscoll and her husband, Robert; and five great-grandchildren.

Her funeral mass will be celebrated in St. Elizabeth’s Church, Main Street, Edgartown on Tuesday, July 31, at 11 am. Her burial will be private.

Donations may be made in her memory to Windemere Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, PO Box 1477, or to Hospice of MV, PO Box 2549, both in Oak Bluffs, MA 02557.

Arrangements are under the care of Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home, Edgartown Road, Oak Bluffs. Please visit for online guest book and information.