In Lakeland, FL, Feb. 13, 2006, Lillian Coe Smith Kronberg, 99, of Deerwood Dr., Lakeland, FL, formerly of West Haven, wife of the late Axel Kronberg also predeceased by her first husband, Lloyd E. Smith, of West Haven, and mother of June Rice and her husband, Donald and Carolyn Lewis and her husband, Francis all of Lakeland and David E. Smith and his wife, Marjorie of Hamden, CT, sister of Robert Coe of Levittown, NY and Louise Bolan of New Haven, CT. Also survived by eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a sister, Edna Hande. Lillian was born in Milford March 22, 1906, eldest child of the late William and Mary Carr Coe. She was an administrative assistant in the Sociology Department at Yale University for sixteen years, and member of the Advent Christian Church. She was a resident of West Haven for many years. Funeral Service Monday, Feb 20 at 1 p.m. at BEECHER & BENNETT TAYLOR FUNERAL HOME, Campbell Ave. at Court St. West Haven. Officiating at the service will be her grandson, the Rev. Glenn M. Rice, of Oxford, MA. He will be assisted by Pastor Marc Proch, pastor of Evangelical Baptist Church, North Haven. Friends may call Sunday from 4 - 8 p.m. Interment in Oak Grove Cemetery, West Haven.

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  1. Dave and Margie So very sorry for you loss. Please know that you and family are in my prayers. Love, Bobbi

  2. Dear Aunt Lill, I know that you knew how much I loved you. I am not able to pay my respect in person by coming to your funeral service in CT., but know that in spirit on Monday you will be in my thoughts and prayers. We will meet again someday. I have many fond memories of times I shared with you. How fortunate I was to have you as my Aunt. With heartfelt sympathy to your family. Love, Phyllis

  3. Dear Dave, All of us at the Clelian Center extend our deepest sympathy to you and Marge. Our prayers are being offered up for your mother, Lillian, and the two of you during this difficult time. Peace be with you! The Clelian Adult Day Center, Hamden, CT

  4. From the eldest grandson of Louise Bolan, sister of Aunt Lillian: We extend our deepest condolences to our family and the friends of Aunt Lillian. We shall continue to remember her through the fond memories and stories of Grandma Bolan. God Bless, Michael & Michelle Manimbo and Miranda (9), Michael Jr., .MJ. (7) and baby sister 3/3/06

  5. Though we can’t be with you, you are all in our thoughts & prayers. Just know that your Mother is in a better place, for she lives with Jesus now. God Bless you all. Bill & Mary

  6. To June, David, Carolyn and families, sorry to hear of your loss. How fortunate you were to have your Mom, Grandma for so many years. She was a fine lady and I have many happy memories of her and Uncle Llyod. Sorry I cant be with you all, but know you are in my thoughts and prayers. And she, at last is with those who have gone on before her in that wonderful place with our Lord. God bless you all, as you walk through the valley. Love, Renee Wolven Olson

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