February 21, 1976 - March 24, 2023
Louis “L.J.” Millington, Jr., 47 of New Egypt, passed away on Friday evening in RWJ University Hospital at Hamilton with his loving family by his side.
Born and raised in Trenton, L.J. began his extraordinary career in Fire/EMS volunteer work at the age of 16 with Liberty Rescue, where he volunteered with his parents who instilled his passion in this line of work and volunteering his time to help others. At 16 years old, L.J. also volunteered at 11th Zone, then volunteering at Rusling Hose on the Ambulance for several years. His first official position was with American Blue Eagle and the going to work with 911 Dispatch in Washington Township. L.J. then moved to Tennessee where he volunteered as a Fire Fighter/ EMS for Shackle Island, while working for Murfreesboro TN Dispatch as well as Sumner County TN EMS. Upon his return to the Trenton area in 2010, L.J. worked with Hampton Lakes EMS, and volunteered with Jacobstown Volunteer Firehouse as a Fire Fighter/ EMS where he served as a former Captain and is a lifetime member. L.J. was also a current member with Signal 22 Canteen Association in Trenton.
In his spare time, he was an avid Philadelphia Eagles fan and a computer gamer.
Son of the late Louis J. and Denise Kelly Millington, Sr., husband of the late Raeann Millington, and brother of the late Warren Millington, he is survived by his wife Heather D. Millington; two sisters, Kimberly Millington, and Christine Montanti and her husband David; two nephews, A.J. and Logan; and his sister-in-law Rene Gervasoni; best friend and hetero life partner, Terry Irons; as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives, and close friends.
A memorial visitation service will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2023 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Jacobstown Volunteer Firehouse, 86 Chesterfield-Jacobstown Road, Wrightstown, NJ 08562.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Jacobstown Volunteer Firehouse at the above address, or Signal 22 Canteen Association, 1005 South Clinton Avenue, Trenton, NJ 08611.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Buklad-Merlino Memorial Home, 2141 South Broad Street in Hamilton.
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