Joseph Lilly, 83, died Feb. 16, 2010, at the Indian River Medical Center, Vero Beach.
He was born in New York City and lived in Vero Beach for 24 years, coming from Fishkill, N.Y. He was a construction mechanic and a veteran of World War II, serving in the Navy.
He was a member of the Operating Engineers Union Local 137.
Survivors include his sons, Harold Joseph Lilly of Vero Beach, Thomas Lilly of Cold Spring, N.Y. and Andrew Lilly of Pompano Beach; daughter, Joanne Sandlin of Costa Rica; brother, James Lilly of Nanuet, N.Y.; and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Amelia Lilly.
Memorial contributions may be may to the American Cancer Society , Treasure Coast Area, 3375 20th St., Suite 100, Vero Beach, FL 32960.
A guest book may be signed at seawindsfh.com/obit.php.