Rosalie “Lilly” Galvin

December 4, 2015

Rosalie “Lilly” Galvin, born September 17, 1937 in Ybor City (Tampa) Florida to Tony and Annie (Vaccaro) Parrado. Rosalie, was given the nickname Lilly by her Sicilian grandmother, because she thought Rosalie was “too big a name for such a little girl”. A 1957 graduate of Jefferson High School, Rosalie worked as a bookkeeper at Jim Walters Homes Inc. in Tampa, and served migrant workers in the 1970’s in Clinton County as part of the CITA program. For many years, She was an active member of Indiana Right to Life, AWANA youth programs, Manson Congregationalist Church, Antioch Christian, and most recently, Crisis Pregnancy Center. Rosalie, known for her Latin cooking, beautiful gardens, kindness and faith in Jesus joined him and her family and friends in paradise on December 4, 2015.

Visitation and Services

Services will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, December 9, 2015 at the Goodwin Funeral Home. Friends may visit starting at 1 p.m. prior to services. Her burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to the Crisis Pregnancy Center in Indianapolis. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.

Survived by:

her brother, Tony Parrado Jr., sons Carl, Mark and David, and her daughter, Kathy. Her grandchildren Kelli, Shane and Jacob, and five great-grandchildren.


Leave your Condolences

11 Condolences for “Rosalie “Lilly” Galvin”

  1. Krista Putnam December 5, 2015 at 11:29 pm

    You will be missed, but never forgotten. You have touched my life. I thank God for putting you in my life. You were the best Adopted Aunt, I could had asked her. I love you to the moon and back..

  2. Joanne (McKee) Moody December 6, 2015 at 8:16 am

    To Carl, Mark and your families
    Rowdy, Wendy, Joe, and Lora McKee all join me in saying how sorry we are to hear of your loss. We thought a lot of your mother. Our prayers are with you and your family during this time of grief. A long ago neighbor.

  3. Gina December 6, 2015 at 10:04 am

    What a great lady from a great family. On behalf of the Berninger family, you’re so very sorry for your loss.

  4. Jill (Yoder) Charles December 6, 2015 at 11:05 am

    Kathy and David, I am so sorry to read of your loss. Your Mother was a lovely person. Keeping all of your family in my prayers.

  5. Jennifer Hatfield December 6, 2015 at 3:18 pm

    I’m so sorry for your loss! Your mother was an amazing person, who took are of so many! She can rest now and watch you from above.

  6. Rose Garcia December 6, 2015 at 5:10 pm

    I’m so sorry for your loss. My husband, Jorge Garcia, was Lily’s first cousin on her father’s side. She was a wonderful and loving person and will be missed.

  7. Judy Northington December 6, 2015 at 6:04 pm

    She was remarkable and such a compassionate and loving person. I am so sorry for your family. I know you are in pain and will need many prayers to get through this holiday season without your beloved mother! God bless and know that anyone who knew her totally loved her. Rip my dear friend!

  8. Adrian and Barbara Parrado December 6, 2015 at 6:58 pm

    As family members the loss of our dear cousin is a sad event for us as well. Lilly will be remembered for her honesty and kindness. Paying tribute to Lilly means reliving and cherishing the fond memories of our interaction with her. We hope that knowing that we loved her too, eases the pain of your great loss.

  9. Patricia Eaton December 6, 2015 at 7:10 pm

    Kathy and David, So sorry for your loss. Always difficult to say goodbye to a loved one, but particularly during the holidays. Thinking of you with sympathy, Steve and Pat

  10. Phil Ramsey December 7, 2015 at 5:42 pm

    So sorry to hear of the passing of Lilly. She was such an outgoing and caring person. I am so glad we came to know you kids through friendships and being neighbors. May God comfort you. Phil, Pam, Justin, Megan, Kate and Chris.

  11. Becky Smith December 11, 2015 at 5:47 am

    She will be missed by many. You have my condolences.

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