Lillian H McElhinney
Lillian H McElhinney
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Lillian H. McElhinney, who passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, June 22, surrounded by her loving family, was
born on February 16, 1930 in Roebling, NJ
Lillian lived in New York with her husband and 2 daughters before moving to Union Beach NJ in 1978. She later moved with her daughter Maryellen and son-in-law Ricardo and family to Lanoka Harbor, NJ in 2004 and was happily living there enjoying her grandchildren.

Lillian worked at NYU Medical Center in the Cardiology Department for 25 years before her retiring in 1996.

Lillian loved her job, but her first priority was always her family. She was amazingly devoted to her children and grandchildren. Another passion for her was the theater and travel. She was fortunate enough to have been able to travel to many places in our big, beautiful world.

Lillian was preceded by her husband Thomas J. Scotty McElhinney

Lillian is survived by her 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Dawn E. McElhinney-Gough and husband Raymond A. Gough of Oakfield, ME and Maryellen Lopez and husband Ricardo A. Lopez of Lanoka Harbor, NJ.

Lillian is also survived by 8 grandchildren Christine M. Wilson, Michael P. Wilson and his wife Jamie, Elizabeth S. Wilson, John F. Wilson and his wife Holly, Robert T. Lopez, Allyson I. Lopez, Airman Andy Camilo Lopez and Kathleen L. Lopez and 1 great granddaughter Liliana M. Wilson.

Additionally, Lillian is also survived by 2 sisters and many nieces and nephews.

Lillian had a tremendous impact on all the lives she touched. She will be sorely missed.


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J Joyce C. Dauber on Jul 7, 2016

Dawn and Maryellen, thank you for all you did for your Mom. Lillian will be missed by all who knew her. Love and Aloha, Aunt Joyce and Uncle Herb

L Leslie H. Whitted on Jul 6, 2016

Ku'u momi makamae....I have many fond memories of our time together from my childhood. Thank you for taking such good care of me when I lived with you. I know your sister, Joyce, was very grateful for your help when she needed it. Aloha au ia'oe Aunt Dusty.

R RUTH DANNY LOPEZ on Jul 2, 2016

Dear Family From here I be with all of you in this moment. Sent a huge hug to Maryellen and all family. Love Tia Mona

D Daniel Hagerman on Jul 1, 2016

My deepest condolences to all the friends family. My thoughts and prayers to you all. R I P Lillian.

P Pastor Raymond A. Gough on Jul 1, 2016

I lift each one of Lillian's family members high in prayer. I ask that God provide each one of them the comfort and love that they require during this time of loss. I pray for a healing to be realized. Blessings, Ray

A Arthur and Diana Benson on Jun 29, 2016

Dawn, So sorry for your loss. Your mother raised a great daughter and I am sure you will miss her dearly.

P Pam Clinton on Jun 29, 2016

So sorry for your loss. Your in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Pam, Russ, Matthew, and Damian Clinton

M Marty Marino, RN on Jun 29, 2016

Dear MaryEllen Family, I am so very sorry on your loss. With deepest sympathy, Marty Marino, RN.



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