Born In: Nova Scotia, Canada
Passed in: New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada
PICTOU LANDING FIRST NATIONS – Loretta Mary Mills, age 52, of Pictou Landing First Nations, passed away October 19, 2012 in the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow.
Born in New Glasgow, she was a daughter of the late Joseph and Bridget (Martin) Toney.
She lived most of her life in Pictou Landing with the exception of a few years in Pictou. Loretta most recently worked at the Pictou Landing First Nations School. She was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Roman Catholic Church. Loretta enjoyed beadwork, crafts, and puzzles.
Surviving are her husband Vernon, daughters: Marsha (Anthony) Phillips, Waygobah First Nations; Jennifer (Anthony) Nicholas; Heather Mills (John Cooke); Veronica Mills (Cory Deal); Katilyn Mills (Allan Chisholm); son Joseph Mills (Bernice Nicholas), all of Pictou Landing First Nations; 12 grandchildren; sisters: Barbara Prosper, Mary “Mye” Francis; Marguerite Toney, Alice May Francis, all of Pictou Landing First Nations; aunt Dorothy Bernard, Pictou Landing First Nations.
Predeceased by a brother Joseph Toney, sisters Suzanna “Susie” Bernard and Virginia Bernard.
Her remains will rest in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Roman Catholic Church, Pictou Landing First Nations after 2 p.m. on Sunday. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Roman Catholic Church with Father Gary MacPherson officiating. Burial in the parish cemetery.
Donations in her memory may be made to the Canadian Liver Foundation.