Lillian M. Ratchford, 95, Elkridge, MD formerly of Gallitzin died April 9, 2021 in Elkridge. Born August 26, 1925 in Gallitzin the daughter of the late Charles and Stella (Cooper) Yeckley. Preceded in death by her husband William on May 15, 2007, son, Timothy on March 3, 2000, daughter Patrice, brothers, Allen, Tom, Bob, and John and sisters Laura Mullen, Stella Ferri, Genevieve Frazer and Evelyn Peregrin, Ruth Wharton, and Joan Nelson. Survived by her children; William Jr. (Guy), Mary Ann McClung, Bernadette Williams and husband John, Kathleen Ratchford, Barbara Connell and husband Terrence, Paul Ratchford and wife Mary and Martin Ratchford and wife Kiki, grandchildren Lucas McClung, Terrence Connell Jr and wife Lydia, Rebecca Simmons and husband Chris, Marie Ratchford and husband Keith Gates, John Patrick Williams, Chloe Ratchford, Zach Ratchford, Hanna Ratchford and Martin Ratchford Jr., step grandchildren, Stephanie Hale and husband Mike, Tommy James, great-grandchildren, Terry III and Raeya Simmons, step great-grandchildren, Christopher, Collin and Alyssa, and a sister Mary Ann and husband Richard Curtin. Lillian worked as a secretary for Yellow Pages and retired in 1988. Former member of St. Demetrius Catholic Church, Gallitzin where Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Noon Saturday April 17th the Rev. Albert Ledoux celebrant. Committal St. Patrick Cemetery. Friends will be received from 10 am until 11:30 am at Gibbons Funeral Home, 301 Church Street, Gallitzin.
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