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CAROL ANN LIS
AGE: 20 FORMERLY OF SHIP BOTTOM
Carol Ann Lis, 20, formerly of Ship Bottom, died Monday Nov. 23, 2009, surrounded by loving family at her home in Ventura, Calif. She waged a courageous battle with colon cancer which was diagnosed at stage 4 when she was 18 years old. Carol Ann entered this life fighting and continued fighting until her death. She attended Ocean Academy and graduated from Southern Regional High School. During her short life, Carol Ann was fortunate enough to travel with People to People student ambassadors to Spain, France and Italy. She will always be remembered for her amazing personality and smile. She touched not only the people that knew her, but people that heard of her and her story.
She is survived by her mother and stepfather, Valerie Lis-Farrington and Michael Farrington, Manahawkin; her father and stepmother, John Lis and Pamela McLaughlin, Manahawkin; her sister, Carmela Lis, Manahawkin; her stepbrother, Daniel Farrington, Bordentown; maternal grandmother, Carol Zicaro, Verona; paternal grandmother, Anne Lis, Lakewood; life partner, Joel Pfeiffer, Ventura, Calif.; she is also survived by special cousin, Chellise Smith, whom she loved deeply, as well as many other loving family members and friends.
A memorial service was planned from 12 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5 at Thos L. Shinn Funeral Home, 10 Hilliard Drive, Manahawkin. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to The Dream Foundation, 1528 Chapala St., Suite 304, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, www.thedreamfoundation.org.
Published in Asbury Park Press & Manahawkin Newspapers from Dec. 2 to Dec. 9, 2009