Lilia Tabora Laoyan
Lilia Tabora Laoyan, 80, of Prince Street, Northumberland, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 6, 2019, at Master's Haven Assisted Living in Finksburg, Md.
She was born Feb. 9, 1939, in Benguet, Philippines, a daughter of the late Antonio and Victorina (Laroco) Tabora. On May 23, 1959, she married Aurelio Bayas Laoyan who preceded her in death on July 9, 2016

Lilia completed her masters degree in education, later becoming a high school teacher for the Benguet State University. After moving to the United States and settling in Northumberland, she gained employment in housekeeping at Furman Foods.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Danville. She was an active member of the Northumberland/Point Township Senior Action Center.
Lilia enjoyed crotcheting and took great pride in maintaining her home and flower gardens. She was a great cook who loved to share her meals with others.

She is survived by four daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Margaret and Bob Matthews of Gwynn Oak, Md., Mary Lourdes and Chuck Martin of Allentown, Angeline and Dermont Bouchard of Athens, Ga., and Aurileen and Julius Garoy of La Trinidad Beneguet, Philippines; one son and daughter-in-law, Ronald and Jacqueline Laoyan, of La Trinidad Beneguet, Philippines; 15 grandchildren, Andrew James and Mariah, Rachel, Alexander, Christianne, David, Marcel, Maurice and Amber, Michael and Robin, Clay and Monica, Julieanne and Jiuliana, Kendrix, Shanea, Renee and Auri Jorge; and one great-grandchild, Asa Aurelio.

Friends and family may visit from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, at the Joseph W. Epler Funeral Home, 210 King St., Northumberland, followed by the funeral at 11:30.
Burial will follow in Riverview Cemetery, Northumberland.
Published on November 9, 2019


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