Lillian Guydos November 5, 1928 - August 17, 2017

Lillian E. Guydos (nee Testoni), a resident of Brookhaven, PA. Born and 

raised in Chester, PA above her family’s bakery, Testoni’s Bakery on Second 

Street (which was sold to Buono Brother’s in 1956), She was the daughter of the 

late Ernest and Vera Testoni (nee DiNicola). Predeceased in death by her brothers 

Albert (Testoni), Ernest (Testoni), and Victor (Testoni), and a sister, Sophie 

Simber (nee Testoni). Married to the late William A. Guydos, Sr. for forty-eight 

years, she is survived by her adoring sons, William A. Guydos, Jr. and Steven B. 

Guydos (Claudia).


A lover of music, Lillian had performed as a soloist in numerous musicals and 

minstrels throughout the years. She was a graduate of Saint Anthony’s School and 

Chester High School.


She was an employee of The Chester Times (Daily Times) from 1948 thru 1966, as a Teletype-setter and a member of Teletype Union 776.


A parishioner of Our Lady of Charity Catholic Church and a member of Our 

Lady of Charity Charitians, also participating as a member of their choir.


Lillian’s hobbies included painting, of which she was a former member of the 

Delaware County Art Guild. Her interests also included, gardening, music, and

trips to Atlantic City casinos. She loved all animals, most recently enjoying the 

companionship of her son William’s German Shepherd, Tyson. 


Lillian truly left a lasting impression on everyone she met and will always be 

remembered for her delicious cooking, baking and loving nature.

 Visitation will take place Sunday 7-9pm as well and also 9-10:30am at the Bateman-Allen Funeral Home, 4220 Edgmont Ave., Brookhaven, PA, 19015. Funeral Mass Monday 11am at Our Lady of Charity Church, 231 Upland Rd., Brookhaven, PA, 19015. Burial SS Peter and Paul Cemetery, Springfield, PA.

 Online condolences can be sent via www.batemanallenfuneralhome.com

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