PORTLAND - Lillian Keating Peterson passed away on December 3rd at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice in Scarborough surrounded by her loving family. Lillian was born on December 5, 1917 in Boston Massachusetts and was raised in Portland, Maine. She attended Portland schools. She was pre-deceased by her mother, Julia Keating and a daughter, Donna L. Murphy of Portland, Oregon. She is survived by a daughter, Carol Spector of St. Petersburg, Florida; sons, Kenneth of Scarborough and James of Portland. She is also survived by nine beloved grandchildren, Joe Spector of Florida and Julie Spector of Massachusetts; Cathy Ahearn and Timothy Murphy of Oregon; Richard Peterson of New Gloucester and Todd Peterson of Portland, Stephanie Peterson Trynor of Standish, and Melanie Peterson of South Portland. Also, Cara Peterson of Old Orchard Beach; 13 great grandchildren and her loving sister, June Marston of Saco. The family would like to express their appreciation to the staff of the Barron Center for their wonderful treatment of Lillian during the past several years. We would also like to thank the staff of the Gosnell Memorial Hospice for their loving care. Interment will be in the springtime at Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements handled by Conroy-Tully Crawford Funeral Home, 172 State Street, Portland, ME. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Salvation Army Senior Center, 287 Cumberland Avenue, Portland, Maine 04101.Online condolences may be expressed below.