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“I'm still absorbing this sad news about my best friend since we were just 5 & 6 years old. Friendships like ours Lil are far & few between. Losing...Read More »
1 of 21 | Posted by: Gail Theodore Bourbeau - Sunrise, FL

“I just heard tonite of lillian's Passing ! Too Young Too Soon . We had so many Laughs together in the square back in the day & with Anna marie ...I...Read More »
2 of 21 | Posted by: Jozy Spinelli - Wellfleet, MA

“Lillian, you will surely be missed. I always loved your Boston Wit and Humor, especially after I moved South. You always left everyone with a smile...Read More »
3 of 21 | Posted by: Al Grasso - lawrenceville, GA

“So sorry to read of the passage of Lillian, enjoyed speaking with her when used to at same house in Prattville. May you RIP with our Lord ”
4 of 21 | Posted by: Richard Pianowski - Phoenix, AZ

“So sorry for your loss. Use to see Lillian on the bus from time to time. She would say things to make me laugh hysterically. We talked about CHS and...Read More »
5 of 21 | Posted by: Andrea Hill - Chelsea, MA

“So sorry for your loss, I rode the bus with Lillian she always made me laugh! She always had a smile on her face and a kind heart! Rest in peace my...Read More »
6 of 21 | Posted by: Eileen Jeffrey (Tame) - Derry, NH

“My mother Carol Monteiro worked with Lillian for over 15 years. For less or for worse, she watched me grow up. I remember going into my mothers...Read More »
7 of 21 | Posted by: Kimya Monteiro

“So sorry to hear of your passing Lillian- You are too young! I will always cherish my childhood memories of Aunt Julia taking us places with your...Read More »
8 of 21 | Posted by: Marie Cialdea - Bellingham, MA

“I am so sorry to hear of Lillian's passing. She used to make me laugh so hard that I'd often snort Coca-Cola out of my nose. Her comedic timing was...Read More »
9 of 21 | Posted by: Vanessa Markarian-Tesauro - MA

“Myself and Anna Marie sented our deepest sympathy to the Ciulla family in the loss of our dear cousin and great friend Lillian.First of all to me...Read More »
10 of 21 | Posted by: Michael and Anna Burke - MA

“My thoughts and prayers are with Lillian's family. She was a great person, funny and very caring. I know Lillian is in heaven. ”
11 of 21 | Posted by: Jean Crocker - chelsea, MA

“RIP Lillian... ”
12 of 21 | Posted by: tim & Lisa botka - MA - cousin

“Lillian's Family, thinking of you and Lillian! Lillian and I were work friends who became closer after her mother's death and she became a condo...Read More »
13 of 21 | Posted by: Mln Connors - Charlestowm, MA

“My deepest sympathies to Lillians family, Having worked with Lillian for just a few years before her retirement she always had a kind word and...Read More »
14 of 21 | Posted by: Roseanne - Boston, MA - Co-worker

“Our deepest condolences to the Ciulla family for your loss. May God and the happy memories of Lillian carry you through this difficult time. You are...Read More »
15 of 21 | Posted by: Jay and Ellen Barton - MA

“Deepest sympathy to all of Lillian's loved ones. We worked in the same office for thirteen years and I could always count on Lillian for a bit of...Read More »
16 of 21 | Posted by: Larissa - Washington, DC

“To the Ciulla Family,So sorry for your loss. Lillian and I grew up together in Chelsea, We went to school together. She was a wonderful person. She...Read More »
17 of 21 | Posted by: Janet (Rossetti) Collorone - MA

“So sorry for your loss. Lillian was a huge help to me when I was caring for my dad who lived across the street from her. We used to talk about the...Read More »
18 of 21 | Posted by: Marge Roy - Chelsea, MA - friend

“To the Ciulla Family we send our condolences.May Lillian Rest In Peace. ”
19 of 21 | Posted by: eddy eaton

“To the Ciulla family, I am so sorry for your loss. Lillian was a dear friend back in our Bank Boston days. We used to travel to Aruba and St...Read More »
20 of 21 | Posted by: Tricia Curry - Dedham, MA

“My Dear Friend Lillian, I am struggling right now to find words. I hope you knew how much I cared about you. We had so many great times together...Read More »
21 of 21 | Posted by: Charlene Gould


CIULLA- Of Chelsea, unexpectedly, March 7th, Lillian M. Devoted daughter of the late Anthony and Julia (Botka) Ciulla. Beloved sister of Leo Ciulla of Middleton and Frank Ciulla and his wife Cathleen of Stoneham. Also lovingly survived by many nieces and nephews as well as her cat, Oreo. Family and friends are kindly invited to attend a Funeral Service in the Smith Funeral Home, 125 Washington Avenue, CHELSEA on Friday, March 13th at 10:30 AM. Visitation with the family beginning at 9 AM. Serivces will conclude with interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett.
A lifelong Chelsea resident, Lillian, at 62 years of age, passed away unexpectedly at the Whidden Memorial Hospital shortly after her admission from home. A graduate of Chelsea High School, for many years worked for Bank of Boston before spending over 20 years working for the Federal Government Department of Human Services at the JFK Building in Boston.

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