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Official Obituary of

Lillian May (Shrive) Mizzer

January 1, 2024

Lillian Mizzer Obituary

Lillian (May) Shrive Mizzer passed away peacefully on January 1 st , 2024, surrounded by her family. She was 97 years old. She was preceded in death by her husband Ernest and son Ernest Jr. She is survived by her son Douglas (wife, Cheryl Ann Mizzer). She was the proud grandmother of four. Melissa, Rebecca, Samantha and Deborah. She also cherished her four great-grandchildren, Joshua ,Joseph, Everett and Isla.

She grew up in Moosic, PA, then moved to Washington, DC where she worked for the government and met and married her husband, Ernest Mizzer. They were married for 27 years until his passing in 1974.

Lil was a valued and active member of the Emanuel United Methodist Church of Beltsville, Young at Heart, Laurel Hospital Ladies Auxiliary and countless other volunteer positions throughout her years. She was a child of The Depression and saved everything that could be of use. She enjoyed making decorations, blankets, and even crocheted Christmas stockings.

We will all cherish her for what she gave to the community and her family. She always asked that people be happy and eat cookies at her funeral so bring your best recipe and fond memories.

Please join us in celebrating her life at Borgwardt Funeral Home, 4400 Powder Mill Road, Beltsville, MD on Saturday, February 24 from 2pm to 4pm.

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Celebration of Life
February 24, 2024

2:00 PM
Borgwardt Funeral Home
4400 Powder Mill Rd
Beltsville, MD 20705


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