It is with great sadness that the family of Lillian Blechner (nee Hallberg) of Bridgewater, NJ and formerly of Bedford, NY announces her passing on Tuesday, April 19, 2016. She was 97. Born March 6, 1919 in Astoria, NY to Anders Hallberg and Ellen Carlson Hallberg, Lillian is the beloved wife of the late Carl Blechner, devoted mother of Marilyn Incitti (John), Judith Marchiano (Paul) and Karen Nash, cherished grandmother of seven and great-grandmother of two. Lillian held dear to her heart her sister Gladys Hallberg of Maryland, as well as her late sister Ellen Anderson and late brother Ralph Hallberg. She is survived by three nieces and two nephews. To honor Lillian’s life, a private family service will be held at Clark Associates Funeral Home in Katonah, NY and burial will be at Kensico Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Lillian can be made to the Visiting Nurse Association of Somerset Hills (Hospice Care) 200 Mt. Airy Road, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920.