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yanIt is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved matriarch, Lillian Yan on December 28, 2018 at the age of 94. Lillian was predececeased by her husband Cecil, the love of her life for 72 years and by her brother Sam.

Lillian was one of a kind. She was an endlessly devoted wife, mother ,grandmother and great grandmother. She leaves behind a legacy of family solidarity that will be cherished and passed down through the generations.
Lillian is survived by her daughter, Dr. Janice Baryshnik (Dr. Sheldon) and by her sons Dr. Gary Yan (Pamela) and Dr. Danny Yan (Adele). She was the adored grandmother of Dr. Devra Baryshnik (David Ossip) and Jeff Baryshnik (Amy), Dr. Melissa Hershberg (Adam Marcus), Matthew Yan, Dr. Adam Yan and Julie Yan,JD. She was also the proud great grandmother of Katie and Jacob Ossip, Benjamin, Joshua and Saul Baryshnik, Rebecca Baker, and Carter and Morgan Marcus.They were all the jewels of her life. Lillian’s children, grandchildren and great granchildren, her sisters Clara and Sandra and their spouses, her sister in law Beverly, her large extended family and her many friends will all miss her warm heart and vivacious personality.

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