OBITUARY

Lillian Alessi

September 20, 1925January 26, 2013

Lillian Alessi, 87, of Toms River passed away on Saturday January 26th, 2013 at Health South Rehabilitation in Toms River. Born to Frank and Mamie Carlisi in New York City she resided in Manhattan and Jackson Heights prior to moving to Berkeley Township in 1983. Lillian was a dedicated wife and mother who enjoyed trips to Atlantic City and playing Bingo. She had an open door policy and would always have friends and family over for coffee and cake on the front porch. She was also a member of the Holiday City West Italian American Club. She was predeceased by her loving husband Angelo and sister Millie Napolitano. Surviving are her sons Raymond Alessi and companion Marian Potucek of Little Neck, NY and Ronnie Alessi and companion Larry Lastra of Jackson, NJ, brothers Peter and Anna Carlisi of Toms River and Phillip Carlisi of Toms River, sister Phyllis Troisi of Wilmington, DE, grandchildren Cheryl and Donald Crotty of Commack, NY and Lori Alessi of Astoria, Queens and 2 great grandchildren Matthew and Michael Crotty. Visitation will be Monday January 28th, 2013 from 2-4pm and 7-9pm and Tuesday January 29th, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9pm at the Quinn-Hopping Funeral Home 26 Mule Road Toms River, NJ 08755. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday January 30th, 2013 at 10:30am at St. Maximilian Kolbe R.C. Church in Toms River. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in Toms River. In lieu of flowers donation can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital P.O. Box 2151, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38101-2151. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.quinn-hoppingfh.com.

Services

  • Visitation Monday, January 28, 2013
  • Visitation Monday, January 28, 2013
  • Visitation Tuesday, January 29, 2013
  • Visitation Tuesday, January 29, 2013
  • Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, January 30, 2013
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Connie Marie Rao

February 2, 2013

Rest In Peace Lilly....

Connie Marie Rao

February 2, 2013

I have very fond, fun, loving memories of Lilly. I know she loved her family, and loved great friends. I will miss hearing her voice on the other end of the phone asking how everyone is...she was very genuine and always so thoughtful. God Bless her, and your entire family. Love Connie'Marie Rao

Cheryl Crotty

January 31, 2013

Grandma,
Words can't express how broken my heart is. You were our whole lives. You made the family complete. You loved us all unconditionally. I could go to you anytime I needed a sympathetic ear, you were always there for me.. I had the most amazing childhood with you and Grandpa, some of the happiest memories of my life. Staying at your house every summer, Grandpa taking us swimming, and as always, you in the kitchen cooking for us.
I've learned so much from you, how to be a good mother and how to love deeply. You taught me how important family is. You are my inspiration. I can't imagine life without you. My heart is broken forever. But I have to find comfort knowing you are with Grandpa now, and I have two beautiful Guardian Angels watching over me and my family. I have been truly blessed to have you in my life.

I love you always Grandma. Rest in Peace,

Loving you Always, Cheryl

Barbara Chardavoyne

January 30, 2013

I had the pleasure of meeting Lily so many years ago and loved her from the very first moment. She was so full of life and always had a smile. She was an amazing mom that put her family first. May she rest in peace.

Roger DiRocco

January 29, 2013

Lillian Alessi was another word for Mother. She opened her home,and most importantly, her heart to everyone who entered her life. I was one of her "Adopted" sons. We were last together on April 6,2012 as we celebrated her Son Raymond's birthday. She was one of the true joys of my life. She was my second mother. She had a way of reaching us at a time when we needed a calm and loving voice. She made us understand that our parents ,no matter how they disagreed with us,loved us and wanted what was best for us. She was a great cook and fed us all the time. The coffee and cake were always on the table. She and Dad loved when we we older and had girl freinds and would come to the house with Pizza after which we would play cards till two in the morning. She could make Wednesday seem like Friday night. Her warmth and caring way set an example for us,her adopted sons who loved her very much. I am sure that she is now with her loving Angelo. I can hear him now asking her "when was the last time you had a fat lip" and her answer,as always,not before I get you first and then a big laugh from both of them.
Ma, I love you and miss you and will never forget you.
Roger

marcia reef

January 28, 2013

I am truly blessed to have known and to have had Lillian Alessi in my life. I will miss her. She was an angel who made my youth, adulthood , and world a better place to be. Rest in Peace, darling Lil. I Love You......Marcia

Kathy LaGamma

January 28, 2013

Lillian and I met at Bingo at HCWest. upon talking we had many things in common.. being from Manhattan and then Jackson Heights. She immediately took me under her wing and I asked if she would be my adopted step Mother...Of course she said yes. I loved her dearly, as she was just like my own mother in many ways, who I lost years before...I will miss our phone calls, and visits for afternoon coffee and or lunch...My heart breaks but she is home now with her beloved Angelo...hugs and kisses always

January 28, 2013

Lillie was such a warm, caring person, always with a smile. She always made me feel like she was so happy to see me, and I enjoyed seeing her and talking with her. She will certainly be missed by her family and friends. She was just a very dear woman, and I'm glad I got to know her. My thoughts and prayers are with her family.
Love,
Carolyn Cohen

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