Lillian M. Mullaney Lillian M. Mullaney, 96, passed away peacefully on Mar. 18, 2012, in Tucson, Arizona. Born Sept. 14, 1915, in Butte, Montana, to Marie and Victor Sivula, Lil grew up in the "Finn Town" neighborhood of Butte. After graduating from Butte High School, Lil and John Erskine were married in 1934, and had three children, Drea, John, and Terry. Their father died in 1956. In 1958, Lil married Thomas F. Mullaney and had twin sons, Brian and Mark. The family moved to Helena in 1968, where they lived for 30 years. They moved to Tucson in 1998 . After Tom passed away in 1999, Lil stayed in Tucson living near her daughter. She remained self-sufficient and lived by herself until she moved into an assisted living home in 2008. While living in Butte, Lil worked at Burr's Dept. Store, was an accomplished bowler, enjoyed dancing, and snowmobiling. After the family moved to Helena, she worked for the Montana Liquor License Board. After retiring in 1977, she became a proficient landscape painter. Lil loved to travel, visiting every state in the Union, and many foreign countries, with ocean cruises being one of her favorite vacations. She loved having family and friends at their summer home at Georgetown Lake. Lil was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Edward Sivula, her first husband, John, and her second husband Tom. She is survived by her daughter, Drea Holland, sons John (Molly) Erskine, Terry (Gerri) Erskine, Brian (Donna) Mullaney, Mark (LeAnn) Mullaney, step-daughter Marilyn (Bill) Boyle, and eleven grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, and one great-great- grandchild. The family plans a memorial service in Helena and internment at the Veteran's Cemetery this coming summer.