Lillian Ibbs

Lillian C.M. Laird Ibbs, 50, of Warren, Pa., died peacefully in her sleep, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, at her residence.

She was born Oct. 10, 1963, in Jamestown, N.Y., the daughter of the late Ellis S. Laird and JoAnn Swiderski.

She was a graduate of Jamestown Community College Nursing School where she earned an associate degree in nursing. She was employed as a registered nurse at WCA Hospital, retiring after many years with much dedicated work. She truly enjoyed her vocation as a nurse. She had resided in Warren, Pa., most of her life.

Lillian loved being at the beach, especially when she was vacationing in Jamaica. She enjoyed traveling with her husband, making others laugh and bringing a smile to all those in the room.

Her grandchildren were the center of her life.

She is survived by her husband, Charles W. Ibbs; three children: Jeremy Chew and wife, Alexandra of Warren, Pa., Dena Penley and husband, Stephen of Lander, Pa., and Kira Lipps and husband, Matthew of Warren, Pa.; six grandchildren: Eric Chew, Hayden Morse, Paige Penley, Roland Lipps and Madison and Maysen Wonderling; three brothers: Theodore Laird of Erie, Pa., William Laird of Warren, Pa., and Shannon Laird of New Jersey; a sister, Yvonne Wonderling of Jamestown, N.Y.; one niece, Michelle Wonderling of Russell, Pa.; and lifelong friends: Jackie and Rich Kifer of Sheffield, Pa.

A memorial service will be conducted on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, at 1 p.m. at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home Inc., 304 East St., Warren, Pa. The Rev. Marcus Briggs, chaplain of the Warren General Hospital, officiating.

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