George Mark Mills, Sr., 60, of Penellville, passed
away on Thursday Aug. 22, 2013 at the V.A. Med
ical Center, Syracuse. Born to in Fulton, NY on
April 26, 1953. He was a 1971 graduate of J. C.
Birdlebough High School, Phoenix, NY, where he
was an athlete lettering in Football and Track &
Field. George served 20 years in the U.S. Navy,
later working for Carrier Corp., Syracuse. He was
a member of the American Legion Post 418, and
the V.F.W. Post 5540 both in Phoenix; Fleet
Reserves in Groton, CT.
He was predeceased by his son, George M. Mills,
Jr. on 10/24/1998; his mother, Anna (Carey) Mills on
2/2/2011, and his father, George I. Mills 5/21/1988;
two brothers, William in 1990, and Daniel in 2001.
Surviving are his loving wife of 39 years, Catherine
(Milligan) Mills; his son and daughter-in-law,
William and Stacey Mills of Ira; his grandson, Austin
Mills; four siblings Marguerite Sotherden, Patrick Mills,
and Violet Goodnow all of Pennellville, and Bonnie
Shelton of El Paso, TX; several nieces, nephews, and
Calling hours are on Monday Aug. 26, from 11 a.m. to
1 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. with a funeral service at
7 p.m. with Deacon Frank Forish officiating all in the
Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St.,
Phoenix, NY 13135. Burial with military and post
honors, with the Rev. Philip Brockmyer officiating will be
on Friday Aug. 30, at 10 a.m. in Pennellville Cemetery,
Co. Rt. 54, Pennellville.
Contributions: V.A. Medical Center, 800 Irving Ave.,
Syracuse, NY 13210.