Velardo, Lilas G.

Lilas G. Velardo, 73, of Medina passed away with grace & peace on Saturday Dec. 25th, 2021. She was born August 16, 1948 to parents, Hansen E Green and Frances T (nee Traxler) Green.

Lilas was a graduate of Brecksville H.S. and Bowling Green University, where she earned her Bachelors in Elementary Education. She married Richard Velardo in 1970 and, as a dedicated and beloved teacher, taught for 30 years in the Buckeye Local School District.

Lilas is survived by her husband, Richard; son, Thomas; daughter-in-law, Melissa; and grandsons, Zachary and Jacob.   A memorial gathering will be Feb. 25 at the Corkscrew Saloon in Medina. Please RSVP to;

Donations in her name may be made to The St. Jude Hospital at

Bollinger Funeral Services is assisting the family.

Posted in Obituaries.


  1. So sorry to hear of this great loss. She was an amazing woman, so many fond memories. Our thoughts and prayers are with all who are mourning.

  2. So very sorry for your loss! she was a very sweet and wonderful christian lady! she will be missed alot! love and prayers,Rose Murphy and family

  3. Lilias was a sweet friend of mine when I worked at Liverpool School. She was a devoted teacher. I always enjoyed our lively conversations during lunch. Prayers of comfort to her family.

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