Lillian Catherine Injaychock, age 102, passed peacefully in her sleep on Aug. 28, 2021. She was a former resident of Rivercliff Drive in Milford, preceded in death by her beloved husband, Chester, in Lord Chamberlain in Stratford after a brief illness.
Lillian was born in Wilkes Barre, PA to the late Joseph and Mary Yuscavage. Educated in the Wilkes Barre School System and was a resident of Milford for 65 years. Lillian enjoyed gardening as well as giving the vegetables she had grown to family, friends and neighbors. She also was a great fan of the UCONN football and basketball programs.
After moving to CT in 1945, she held a number of jobs. As a defense plant employee, she packed fifty caliber belts, and soldered lockers for the Navy. She tested florescent lights in a local factory and also worked at Bostwick Laboratories in Stratford. Later, Lillian spent thirty enjoyable years (while hiding her actual age) while working as a waitress in the Housatonic Lodge, Fagan’s Restaurant and Augustine’s Blue Goose.
Survivors include sons, Michael, Joseph (Janet) and James (Nikki), four grandchildren, Michael, Edward, Erica and Stephen, several nieces and nephews and four great grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, Sept. 2nd at 11:00 a.m. at Saint Ann Church (St. Raphael Parish). Interment will be private. Family and friends may call prior to the mass from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the GREGORY F. DOYLE FUNERAL HOME, 291 BRIDGEPORT AVENUE, MILFORD.
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