Obituary: Lilly Mary (Bagdady) Ganim, 94, of Bridgeport

Lilly Mary (Bagdady) Ganim, age 94, of Bridgeport, passed away November 3, 2013 at her home in Bridgeport.

Mrs. Ganim was born in Norwalk to the late James and Mabel Bagdady. She was raised in Bridgeport and resided there for the rest of her life.

Before her retirement she worked closely with her late husband John W. Ganim at Ganims’ Garden Center in Fairfield. She was an active member of St. Peter’s Church in Bridgeport. She also served as treasurer for Cerebral Palsy local chapter in Bridgeport.

Mrs. Ganim enjoyed playing Bingo, Scrabble and Cards. She will be sorely missed by all who knew her.

In addition to her husband, she was also predeceased by her sisters Ann Lavin and Josephine Fren and her brother Edward J. Bagdady.

She is survived by her loving sons, Lawrence Ganim and his wife Diane of Trumbull, Robert J. Ganim of Bridgeport and Elie Ganim and his wife Jill of Trumbull; six grandchildren Robert, Christopher, Lauren, Jessica, Austin, and Merrillee and several nieces and nephews.

Friends and family are invited to attend her funeral services on Thursday at 10:00 a.m. directly at St. Catherine of Siena Church 190 Shelton Rd. Trumbull. Interment to follow in St. Michael’s Cemetery. Friends may call on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. at the Cyril F. Mullins Funeral Home 399 White Plains Rd. Trumbull.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Ganim Ultimate Gift Fund (which has helped hundreds of families in the Greater Bridgeport Area) c/o FSW Fund Inc. 475 Clinton Ave. Bridgeport, CT 06605.

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