Funeral services for Joan G. Dupree Mills, age 75, of 232 Washington Street, Ogdensburg will be held on Monday, May 9, 2011 at Notre Dame Church at 1:00 P.M. with Rev. F. James Shurtleff officiating. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Mrs. Mills passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2011 at Claxton Hepburn Medical Center. Arrangements are with the Frary Funeral Home.
Mrs. Mills is survived by one daughter, Christine Tupper and Bill Tupper of Ogdensburg; three sons, Ronald S. Mills and his wife Donna, Steven F. Mills and his wife Pam and Michael A. Mills and his wife Dawn, all of Ogdensburg; two brothers, Gary (Butch) Dupree and his wife Judy of Ogdensburg and Timothy Dupree and his wife Doris of Ogdensburg; nine grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by one sister, Jean Nyre in 1994.
Mrs. Mills was born on May 23, 1935 in Ogdensburg, the daughter of Frank and Christine Blair Dupree. A marriage to Ronald (Baldy) Mills ended in divorce. She graduated from St. Mary’s Academy in 1952. Mrs. Mills worked for St. Joseph’s Home as an Activity Assistant for nineteen years until her retirement in 1999.
Mrs. Mills was a member of Altar and Rosary Society, K of C Auxiliary and the Claxton Hepburn Auxiliary. Mrs. Mills enjoyed playing cards, bingo, knitting and shopping E-Bay.
Donations may be made in her memory to Notre Dame Heritage Fund.
Online condolences may be made at www.fraryfuneralhome.com