Lillian Sorgi

Sorgi, Lillian for website onlyLillian Sorgi died, Thursday February 9, 2017, in Hingham after a lengthy illness. She was born in Boston to the late Louis F.  and Vita DeLeo in 1924.  Raised in Dorchester, she graduated from Dorchester School for Girls  and Burdette Business School.

Lillian worked for Mass. Envelope in Boston and later for the State of Massachusetts as the assistant to the Director for the Mass. Parole Board.

She married her husband Lou in 1949 and settled in Milton. Lillian in addition to raising her family of five, was President of the Auxiliary Volunteer’s  of Milton Hospital, member of Wollaston Golf Course, Cunningham Bowling League and an avid amateur painter.

During the early 80’s she and Lou relocated to Princeton, NJ  and she subsequently became employed with the Princeton Press. She also was an active volunteer with the Joffrey Ballet Company of New York City.

In 1986 the couple returned to Milton and spent time travelling extensively and  attending numerous Boston College Hall of Fame functions and athletic events.

Lillian was the beloved wife of the late Louis V. Sorgi. Devoted mother of Louis V. Sorgi, Jr. of Hull, Virginia Sorgi of CA, Joan Gendreau of Longmeadow, Paul Sorgi of MI, and John Sorgi of NH. Sister of Jeanne Shanahan of Lexington. She is also survived by 9 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St Agatha Church, Adams Street at Brook Road,  Thursday, February 16 at 10:30 am.  Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON SQUARE, Wednesday, 5-8 pm. Interment Milton Cemetery.

If desired contributions in Lillian ‘s memory may be sent to Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472.