Arthur Lilly

Arthur Lilly, 86, died in his sleep at home in Londonderry on March 3, 2015.

He was born Dec. 20, 1928 in Yarmouth, Maine to Kenneth and Catherine Lilly.

He was a graduate of Eliot High School and a life-long “tin-knocker.”

He and his wife were avid bridge players. They enjoyed competing in bridge tournaments, especially in the Canadian Maritimes.

He is survived by his wife, Kay Watman; his sister, Alice Tobey; his brother and his wife, Ken and Clara Ann; his brother, Donald; his children, Pat, Bruce and his wife, Sheila, Bob and his wife, Liesl, and Mary; 12 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

A Memorial Service took place March 7 at the Portsmouth Elks.ÊIn lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to the ALS foundation. The Peabody Funeral Homes of Derry and Londonderry are assisting the family with arrangements. To send a condolence or for more information, visit

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