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Phyllis S. Mills
GUILFORD - Phyllis S. Mills, 100, passed peacefully August 6, 2012 with her twin daughters at her side. She was born July 3, 1912 in Guilford, a daughter of Gordon and Edna (Littlefield) Sharpe. Her mother died when Phyllis was 3 weeks old. She was raised by her grandmother, Luella Littlefield. She was a graduate of Guilford High School, Class of 1930.

She lived in Camden for several years before returning to Guilford. Phyllis was a member of the United Methodist Church in Guilford. She was actively involved in church activities and served a number of years as a Sunday school teacher. She was also a life member of Almeda Chapter, Order of The Eastern Star. She enjoyed her summers at the family camp on Whetstone Pond. Phyllis will be remembered as a loving and devoted wife and mother.

She is survived by her twin daughters, Rebecca L. Mills of Guilford, and Deborah and husband, Scott Catell of Dover-Foxcroft; two grandchildren, Pamela and Jonathan; a half sister, Bernice Richmond of Avon, CT; close relatives, Paul and Catherine Ruksznis; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Frederick; her half sister, Margaret Dyer, and a half brother, James Sharpe.

Visitation will be private. Graveside funeral and committal services will be held 1 PM Thursday at the family lot, Elmwood Cemetery, Guilford, with the Rev. Ann Beach officiating. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Guilford.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Guilford United Methodist Church, P. O. Box 267, Guilford, ME 04443. Those who wish may leave written condolences at

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