July 2, 1990 ~ November 12, 2011
Born in: Escambia Co., FL,
Resided in: Mills River, NC
Mills River- Lilly Alexandria Parillo, 21, of Mills River, passed away peacefully, in her sleep, at her home on Saturday, November 12, 2011, after being diagnosed with leukemia and having a bone marrow transplant in 2009. A native of Pensacola, FL, she was the daughter of Virginia Ann "CoCo" Borkowski of Mills River and Scott Parillo of Atlanta, GA. In addition to her parents, Lilly is survived by one half-brother, Brandon Parillo of Lawrenceville, GA; maternal grandparents, Claire and Maj. (Ret.) Edmond James Borkowski of St. Petersburg, FL; paternal grandmother, Liz Streck Miller of Lawrenceville, GA; two aunts, Elizabeth Claire Borkowski of Mills River and Andrea Borkowski of Safety Harbor, FL. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 pm Sunday, Nov. 20 at the Grace Community Church, 495 Cardinal Road, Mills River. The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made in Lilly's memory to CaringBridge at (www.caringbridge.org). Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting the family.