RosarySchertz Funeral Home
Schertz, TX 78154
Lillian M DiMaggio, "Lil" of San Antonio, passed away on Wednesday March 2nd, 2022 at the age of 92.
Born Lillian Marie Picard on December 26, 1929 in Holyoke, Massachusetts to parents Armand Picard and Yvonne Picard. Married to Walter J Vick with whom she had three children; a son and two daughters. Her son Alan Richard Vick, a Marine Corp veteran who served in Vietnam, was killed at the young age of 21 years. Lillian lived in Chicopee, MA where she worked for Shop Rite supermarket and later on at Shawmut Bank until the age of 60. Experiencing health issues, she moved to San Antonio, Texas to be closer to her two daughters. Lillian was diagnosed with debilitating rheumatoid arthritis when she was 38 years old. Although her hands and feet were severely affected, she was fiercely independent and managed to compensate and lived by herself until she was 90. Before leaving Massachusetts, Lillian bought a cherry red 1986 Pontiac Bonneville, her prize possession, which she kept in mint condition until she could no longer drive at the age of 89 years. Lillian loved living in her condo community in San Antonio where she enjoyed swimming and visiting with several of the other lady residents. When she could no longer live by herself, she resided with her younger daughter Nancy, until her death.
Lillian leaves behind two daughters, Susan Hansmann and husband Jerome of New Braunfels,TX, Nancy Woodard of Garden Ridge, TX; four grandsons; Alan T Vick, Jason R Frankiewicz, Harry Lee Tompkins, and Erick Tompkins and step-grandson, Daniel Woodard. She had eight great-grandchildren and several nephews and nieces.
Lillian was preceded in death by her husband, Walter J. Vick; father, Armand Picard; mother, Yvonne Picard; brothers, David and Donald Picard; sister, Rita Picard and son-in-law, Henry Woodard.
Services will held on Wednesday March 9th, 2022 at Schertz Funeral Home, 2217 F.M. 3009, Schertz, TX 78154. The Visitation will begin at 10:00AM with the Rosary to be recited at 10:30AM. The Funeral Service will immediately follow at 11:00AM, then procession to Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery, 17501 Nacogdoches Rd, San Antonio, TX 78266, for interment at 12:30PM.
Many special thanks given to the nurses, aides, and staff from Vitas Hospice who were so caring to Lillian in her final days.