New Haven Register (New Haven, CT)

Lillian Catherine Injaychock


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. To share a memory, please go to www.gregoryfdo­ylefuneral­

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