Mills, 86, of 303 Washington Avenue Riverside, PA where he has resided since
1998 died Wednesday afternoon, August 11, 2004 in the Bloomsburg Hospital
Bloomsburg, PA. He had previously resided on Lightstreet Road in
Bloomsburg, PA for 43 years. He was born January 23, 1918 in Mount Pleasant
Township Columbia County PA the son of the late Andy and Anna Kline Mills.
graduated from Millertown High School and served with the United States
Army. He was a former member of Calvary Baptist Church and Victory Baptist
Church, both of Bloomsburg, PA. He attended First Baptist Church of
was employed as a spinner at Magee Carpet Company in Bloomsburg, PA for 33
years and in the Maintenance Department of The Maple Crest Nursing Home
Bloomsburg, PA for 11 years where he retired.
woodworking and making crafts.
survived by his wife of 61 years, the former Leah Pearl Martenas whom he
married November 28, 1942. He is also survived by two daughters; Nancy E.
and son-in-law Walter Bowen of Riverside, PA and Joyce M. and son-in-law the
Reverend Frank Mohr, Jr. of Absecon, NJ. Also surviving are six
grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two
brothers; Eugene Mills and Robert Mills.
services will be held Saturday at 12:00 Noon from the
Miller-Visneski Funeral Home 10 West
Mahoning Street Danville, PA with the Reverend David J. Mouw, Associate
Pastor of First Baptist Church Danville, PA officiating. Burial will follow
in Elan Memorial Park Lime Ridge, PA. Friends will be received from 11:00
AM until the time of service. Memorial contributions may be made to the
First Baptist Church Memorial Fund 20 Brookside Drive Danville, PA 17821.