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Lilia Trillo Velasquez

August 3, 1958 — February 25, 2023

El Paso


Lilia “Lily” Trillo Velasquez, 63, of El Paso, Texas, passed away surrounded by loved ones on February 25,2023.

Lily is preceded in death by her beloved father Carlos Trillo. Lily is survived by her mother, Celia Trillo, siblings, Carlos Trillo Jr., Delia Trillo, Alonzo Trillo, Rigoberto Trillo, and Sonia Lucero, daughter Jeannette Lara, Son-in-law, Phil Lara, daughter, Kimberly Sunshine Velasquez, son Jaime Velasquez Jr., daughter, Paris Madison Velasquez, Grandsons, Sonny Velasquez and Dylan Cypress Velasquez, along with wonderful nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, cousins, extended family and great friends.

Overcoming adversity and ambition defined Lily. She graduated with honors from the University of Texas at El Paso, earning an academic scholarship to pursue her graduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin. After graduating with honors and earning a Master’s degree in Social Work, she completed her clinical supervision and established her career as a Licensed Clinical Social worker. She was a fervent advocate for the elderly community.

Lily vehemently supported community cat programs and spent her time off diligently spaying and neutering feral neighborhood cats.

Lily loved spending time with her family, close friends, and her cats. She loved antiques, gardening, crystals, and herbalism. Most importantly, she adored her father. Mother, thank you for giving us your ambitious qualities, your innate ability to overcome any obstacle, and teaching us to be self-sufficient. We will be fine, now walk with grandpa, relish in his storytelling, and rest in peace.

In Lieu of services and flowers, please donate on our mother’s behalf.

The Humane Society of El Paso

4991 Fred Wilson Avenue

El Paso, TX 79906


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