Mildred "Millie"'s Story
Mildred "Millie" Ruth Ward, 77, of Sharpsville passed away Tuesday (Dec. 26, 2017) in the hospital of Sharon Regional Medical Center.
Millie was born Oct. 11, 1940, in Sharon, a daughter of Robert and Alice (Menzies) Ward.
She was a lifelong area resident and a graduate of Hickory High School.
Millie supported her son by working as a waitress, cook, insurance agent, real estate agent and was owner and operator of Millie Ruth Creations, floral and gift shop at the Shenango Valley Mall.
She was full of faith and a member of the Church of the Notre Dame, Hermitage.
Millie enjoyed her dogs and giving back to the community. She volunteered for several years at the Sharon Regional Cancer Care Center, Hermitage. She made numerous blankets and mittens for patients and assisted with the angel fund.
Surviving are: a son, Bob Verholek of Sharpsville; a sister, Georganne DeMartinis and her husband Michael, of Hermitage; two nephews, Brian DeMartinis and his wife Audrey, and Rev. Michael DeMartinis; and many close cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Absolutely no flowers per Millie's wishes. Please make memorial contributions to Angels on Call fund, C/O Family Hospice and Palliative Care, 3124 Wilmington Road 305, New Castle, PA 16105. Bob requests that if you do not wish to donate to Angels on Call, please give to someone in need.
Mildred, 77, of Sharpsville.
Calling hours: None.
Mass of Christian burial: 2 p.m. Thursday (12-28-2017) in the Church of the Notre Dame, 2325 Highland Road, Hermitage, with Rev. Michael DeMartinis as celebrant.
Burial: St. Rose Cemetery, Hermitage.
Published on December 28, 2017