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Lillian Kim AlfordJune 8, 1997 ~ January 17, 2018 (age 20)
Lillian Kim Alford, 20, of Whitehouse Station, NJ, passed away tragically on Wednesday January 17, 2018. Born in Seoul, South Korea, she was the daughter of William M. and Michele M. (Sheenan) Alford.
Lily graduated from Hopewell Valley Central High School and attended Marywood University in Scranton, PA. She was a communicant of St. James Catholic Church in Pennington. Lillian was an EMT with Pennington First Aid Squad, Union Fire Company and Rescue Squad, and was employed by an ambulance transport company. She also volunteered with the New Jersey Special Olympics. Her love and patience in helping others with special needs made her a true gift as a child-care worker and camp counselor.She left this world much too soon and will be deeply and sadly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Lillian was predeceased by her paternal grandparents, Donald and Rosemarie Alford. She is survived by her loving parents, William and Michele Alford of Whitehouse Station; her brother, Patrick of Mancos,CO; and her maternal grandparents, Thomas and Rosemary Sheenan; maternal aunt and uncle, Carolyn Sheenan and J.P. Ackerman and cousins Elle and Jacqueline; paternal aunts and uncles, Sharon Marshall and cousin Katie Lynn; Joanne and Thomas Edwards and cousins Carrie (Matthew Teoli); Billy (Brittany) and Megan (Ben Wise); Janet and David Krauss; and fiancée Marine Private Matthew Barnes.
Friends may visit the family on Sunday, January 21 from 2:00-5:00pm at the Sheenan Funeral Home, 233 Dunellen Ave in Dunellen. Friends may also visit on Monday, January 22 from 9:00-11:00am at St. James Catholic Church in Pennington. A Funeral Mass will then be celebrated at 11:00am. Burial will follow at Holy Redeemer Cemetery in South Plainfield. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Lillian's name to the New Jersey Special Olympics atwww.sonj.org/donate/