It is with great sadness that the family of Lillian Strum, of Blockhouse, announces she passed away peacefully at South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater on March 15, 2021. Born in Farmville, she was the daughter of the late Aaron and Effie Aulenback.
Lillian actively enjoyed her farm and vegetable gardens. As her children were grown, she decided to work outside the farm and home. She worked several years at ABCO. She was then employed by National Sea Products, retiring 16 years later and still continued with her farm animals. Lillian always enjoyed shopping and visits with her sister, Violet.
Survived by daughters, Frances Rafuse, Barbara Adams (Gary), Uda Robar, Nancy Sologuk (Ted); sons, Frankie (Karen), Walter (Eileen); sister, Violet Zwicker; sister-in-law, Audrey Aulenback; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews; and her beloved Pekingese, Gracie.
Predeceased by husband, Reginald; son-in-law, Reid Risser; sisters, Pauline Aulenback, Ruth Aulenback (Willis); brother, William Aulenback.
A special thank you to the VON of Blockhouse, Doctors and staff of SSRH for their compassionate care. A private family graveside service was held at Garden of Rest Cemetery, Blockhouse, Rev. James Haugn officiated. Memorial donations may be made to SHAID Tree Animal Shelter or a charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to the care of Mahone Funeral Home, PO Box 200, 32 Parish St., Mahone Bay, NS B0J 2E0 (Tel: 902-624-8241). Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting: www.mahonefuneral.ca