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Blanche M. Mills

1925 - 2015 JACKSONVILLE, VT Blanche M. Mills, formerly of Jacksonville, passed away October 11, 2015 at Thompson House Nursing Home in Brattleboro, VT. Blanche was born in Wilmington, VT on January 8, 1925 the daughter of Howard and Mabel (Clark) Farrington and attended local schools. Blanche worked for the New England Box Company, Sprague Electric in North Adams and for many years was the administrative assistant for the Windham Southwest Supervisory Union. After retiring Blanche was a select person for the town of Jacksonville, a member of the Whitingham Historical Society and was very well known to former Governor Jim Douglas. Blanche enjoyed music and played instruments such as the accordion, violin, organ and piano where she played at the Thompson House. She was very involved and a member of the Wilmington Baptist Church all of her life. In her earlier years she enjoyed traveling but was very instrumental in the care of her three siblings. Blanche is survived by her sister, Marilyn Farrington of Brattleboro, VT, her cousins, David Farrington and his wife, Linda of Jacksonville and Harold Rice and many other cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Mills and brothers, Robert and Herman Farrington. At the request of the family there are no formal funeral services. Interment will take place beside her husband in Jacksonville Cemetery. If friends desire, memorial gifts in Blanche's memory may be made to the Thompson House Nursing Home Activities Fund, or the Wilmington Baptist Church, c/o Covey-Allen & Shea Funeral Home, P.O. Box 215, Wilmington, VT 05363. To send the family personal email condolences please visit : www.sheafuneralhomes.com The family has entrusted arrangements to the care of Covey-Allen & Shea Funeral Home, 44 East Main Street, Wilmington, VT.
Published in Brattleboro Reformer on Oct. 20, 2015
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