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The Eastern Gazette 2-22-1940, p.5
Harry W. Mills Word was received Tuesday morning of the sudden death of Harry W. Mills of Kearney, N. J., a former Dexter resident. He was born in Dexter in 1873, the son of Benjamin and Lucinda Mills. He received his education in the local schools, and married Blanche E. Ellms of this town, who passed away in 1935. Mr. Mills was a pattern maker by trade, having served his apprenticeship at Eldridge Bros. and Fay & Scott, going from there to the Bath Iron Works, later to Elizabeth, N. J. and to Newark, N. J. where he was in business for many years. Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Ruth Mills Smith of Kearney, N. J.; a son, R. Weston Mills of Ripley; four grandchildren; and a sister, Mrs. Dora Mills Abbott of Lowell, Mass. The remains will be brought to Dexter and funeral services will be held Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock from Ramsay & Gates funeral parlors.