Vanessa A. Milligan

Vanessa A. Milligan TROY - Vanessa A. Milligan (Little Muffin), 19, unexpectedly passed away on Friday, April 4, 2014. Born in Troy, she was the daughter of Nathan Milligan and the late Marilyn Houser. She was also mother to her unborn child, Alina Brielle. Vanessa attended Lansingburgh Public Schools and was a current student of Hudson Valley Community College. She enjoyed reading, music, drawing and watching classic movies and musicals, and a huge fan of Audrey Hepburn. Vanessa also enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, especially her Mom and her Aunt Ancy. In addition to her father, she will be missed by her great grandmother, Lois Houser; sisters, Amanie, Deja, Mya and Aliyah; and her brother, Nathan Jr.; Aunt and her second Mom, Miranda Wilson, Alivia, Bryante and Mehki; Uncle, Marcel (Uncle Cel) Milligan (Tara), Isiaha, Makayla, Anthony, Mariah, Marcel Jr., and Mylee. Vanessa will also be missed by her first best friend and cousin, Josie Ragosta and her best childhood friend Marissa Grock. She is survived by several aunts, uncle and cousins. “The best thing to hold onto in life is each other.” –Audrey Hepburn Services are private and there will be no calling hours. For those who wish, memorial contributions can be made to Mohawk and Hudson Humane Society, 3 Oakwood Avenue, Menands, NY 12204.

Published in The Record on Apr. 7, 2014