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Alonzo E Rorie

June 1, 1950 ~ July 22, 2019 (age 69)

Mr. Alonzo E. Rorie (Al), son of the late Minnie Viola Little and adopted parents Blanche and Ross Rorie, was born June 1, 1950 in North Carolina. He gained his beautiful wings on Monday, July 22, 2019 at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, NJ at 69 years of age, surrounded by family.

Mr. Alzono was a member of Union Baptist Church, Hempstead, NY where he was a magnificent usher of 7 years.

Preceding him in death was his two sisters; Jefferine Grier and Honora Hawks (Dottie) and grandson; Dewarren Lilly, Jr.

He leaves to cherish his memories, four brothers; Alfonzo Little (Germany), Harold and Timothy Little (Texas) and Raymond Desvignes (Georgia), one sister; Diane Little (New York), two sons; Dewarren Lilly and Leonard (Brandon) Rorie and daughter-in-law; Samantha Rorie of North Carolina, grandchildren; Alijah Rorie and Amani Lilly, loving niece and nephew; Margie Lindsey and Jamel Horton (New Jersey).  He leaves a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, close friends and family.

 

Acknowledgements

We would love to extend great gratification to those who were a part of his journey throughout the years.
Especially the exceptional staff at Manor By The Sea, Ocean Grove, NJ and Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune, NJ

To Daddy

If I could write a story, 
It would be the greatest ever told.
I'd write about my daddy,
For he had a heart of gold.
My dad, he was no hero
Known around this world.
He was everything to me,
For I was his baby girl.
I'd write about the lessons,
He taught me right from wrong.
He instilled in me the values
That one day I'd be strong.
He taught me to face my fears,
Take each day as it comes.
For there are things that we can't change,
He would say what's done is done.
He would say hold your head up high,
Carry yourself with pride.
Thanks to him, I am somebody,
I will never run and hide.
If I could write a story,
It would be the greatest ever told.
I'd write about my daddy,
For he had a heart of gold.

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