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Dennis Eugene Lillie

April 12, 1953 — September 4, 2023

Dennis Eugene Lillie, age 70, passed away on September 4, 2023.

He was born on April 12, 1953, in Canton, Ohio, to Wayne and Florence (Waers) Lillie.

Dennis is a 1971 East Canton graduate, retired from the Hoover Company, avid coin collector, and enjoyed being outdoors.

Those left to cherish his memory are wife, Cheryl (Myers) Lillie married 45 years; children, Gwendolyn (Michael) Giannelli, Brett (Hanna) Lillie, Monica (David) Campana; mother, Florence Lillie; brother, Kenneth (Doris Bond) Lillie; sisters, Sandra (Lawny) Vaugh, Gail (Richard Price) Sutton.

He was preceded in death by his father, Wayne Lillie, sister, Debbie Morris.

Visitation will be Thursday, September 7, 2023, 5-7pm in the Sanders Funeral Home. The funeral service will be Friday, September 8, 2023 at 11am with visitation one hour prior to the service in the Sanders Funeral Home.

Arrangements are entrusted to Sanders Funeral Home 218 East Nassau Street, East Canton, OH 44730. Friends and family may share condolences and memories online at

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