MANCHESTER, NH AND BANGOR - Patricia M. Mills, 76, died January 7, 2016 after a brief illness at the Catholic Medical Center, Manchester, NH with her sister, Madeline at her side. She was born March 14, 1939 in Bangor, the daughter of Ora F. and Mary F. (Hughes) Black.
Patricia attended St. Mary's Catholic School and John Bapst High School. In the early years, Patricia worked in the food service business and then worked as an L.P.N. in Oklahoma.
Surviving are three sons, Victor, John and Robert Mills and their families of Tulsa, OK; three brothers, Edward A. Black of Ellsworth, Martin E. Black of Bangor and James M. Black of Eddington; two sisters, Madeline J. St. Pierre of Manchester, NH and Gloria J. Black of Bangor. Patricia has several nephews and nieces who meant a great deal to her: John, Timothy, Dennis and Jessie St. Pierre and Denise Barone as well as grandnephews, Bradley St. Pierre and Marcus Barone, grandnieces Jennifer St. Pierre and Brittany Barone. Patricia was predeceased by two brothers, Ora F. Black Jr. and Joseph L. Black; five sisters, Mary F. Plummer, Irene A. Hull, Vera T. Kelleher, Marilyn C. Gallant and Elizabeth M. McCullough.
A Funeral Liturgy outside of Mass will be held 10am Saturday, January 23, 2016 at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center Street, Bangor. Private interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Bangor. The family invites relatives and friends to share conversation and refreshments at the Family Reception Center of Brookings-Smith, 163 Center Street, Bangor following the service Saturday.
Those who wish to remember Patsy in a special way may make gifts in her memory to the Michelle Sleeper Oncology Clinic, P.O. Box 431, Bangor, ME 04402-0431. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.