May 29, 1933 - May 17, 2020
Edward Paul Mills, 86, son of the late Joseph H. and Nellie (McGowan) Mills. He was proceeded in death by his parents, brother Francis “Reggie” Mills, brother Joseph (Betty) Mills, sister Bernadette (Charles “Murph”) Murphy, sister Mary John ”Sis” Barclay (Frank) Wilmoth, sister-in-law Agnes (William) Cooper, and niece’s Rosemary Murphy and Patty (Metz) Johnson. Surviving are his wife of 67 years, Janet (Metz), brother James “Brennie” Mills (late wife Ann), brother William “Wink” (Jo) Mills, brother-in-law Ray (late wife Dorothy) Metz, and children Joseph (Ellen) Mills, John (Barb) Mills, Mary (Dennis Welker) Kochert, and Diana (Jim) Drury. Grandchildren Ed, Megan, and Angela Mills, and Laura (Will) Staubs, Step-grandchildren Michelle Drury and Mike (Heather) Drury. nine great-grandchildren, and many dearly loved nieces and nephews. He was a retired metallurgist and quality inspector for various Aerospace companies. He was proud to be a US Army Veteran and a member of the American Legion Post 678. He was a member of the National Wild Turkey Federation. A lifelong homing pigeon enthusiast and member of the Northeast Racing Club. He was an animal lover and deeply missed his canine companion Digger. He enjoyed the outdoors, camping, hunting and fishing. The family enjoyed many trips across country in the station wagon visiting National parks on the way to visit family in California, Maryland and Pennsylvania. He looked forward to and enjoyed the annual fishing trip to Canada with his brother Joe, sons, grandson and family friend Mike. As a Cleveland sports fan, he loved his Cleveland Indians. The family would like to thank everyone for their care and support for Ed and the family these past several years. The family would also like to express their gratitude to daughter Mary for all she did for her Dad. The family will hold a private graveside service with Military Honors at the Western Reserve Memorial Gardens. A memorial and celebration of life will be held at another time when family and friends can gather safely. Please share a memory on monreal.com. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the American Legion Willowick-Eastlake Post 678, the National Wildlife Turkey Federation – Western Maryland Chapter, or the charity of your choice.
Edward Paul Mills, 86, son of the late Joseph H. and Nellie (McGowan) Mills. He was proceeded in death by his parents, brother Francis “Reggie” Mills, brother Joseph (Betty) Mills, sister Bernadette (Charles “Murph”)... View Obituary & Service Information
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