Lillian Margaret Cerce, 91, passed away on August 26, 2018, in Naples, Florida.
She was born in Fall River on April 23, 1927, to Joseph and Mabel(Wall)Read. She was the last of 10 children and grew up in the north end, graduating from BMC Durfee High School. She was the wife of the late George A. Cerce and they settled in the Bristol Ferry area of Portsmouth, Rhode Island, where they built a home.
Together with George she was an active member of the Tiverton Yacht Club for many years. She was also a member and past president of the Portsmouth Garden Club. Before moving to Florida, in 1980, she and George owned and operated the Tiverton Boathouse. In Naples, she and George were active members of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church where she was a member of the CCW.
She leaves many nieces, nephews and friends in the Rhode Island and Massachusetts area.
Graveside services will be held on Tuesday Sept. 4, 2018, at St. Patrick's Cemetery, Fall River, at 11:00 0'clock with Father Robert Murphy.
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