Lillian DeGothseir

Obituary of Lillian J. DeGothseir

Lillian Jane (Liddle) DeGothseir, 78, passed away on November 30, 2022, with her loving family by her side. Born in Philadelphia, PA, on November 28, 1944, Lillian was the daughter of the late Edward and Lillian (Hellyer) Liddle.  


Lillian graduated from Dobbins Randolph Vocational Technical School in Philadelphia, and worked in payroll and accounting industries for most of her career. She loved spending time in Florida, taking cruises, and visiting the beach. Lillian also enjoyed cheering on the Philadelphia Eagles, watching Hallmark movies, and playing Pinochle. Beyond all else, she cherished her time spent with friends and family with whom she created countless memories over the years. 


Lillian is lovingly remembered by her children, John DeBusi Jr., Dawn DeBusi, Kenneth (& Melissa) DeBusi, Christopher (& Chloe) DeGothseir, and Ashleigh (& Chris) Fox; and her 11 grandchildren, John III, Kevin, Aaron, Tyler, Nathan, Makenna, Kayla, Bella, Lilah, Kai, and Lorelei.


Lillian was predeceased by her husband, Albert DeGothseir; her lifelong best friend, Helen Courtney; and her siblings, Ruth Liddle, Elizabeth Palimenio, and Edward Liddle.


A Life Celebration will take place on Friday, December 23, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. at Houck & Gofus Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown, PA 19464. A greeting will take place at 4:15 p.m., directly before the service.  


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Lillian’s memory to Alzheimer’s Association at