HOWARD, MILDRED “MILLIE” (nee Bringenberg), age 85. Loving mother of Donna Howard, Patrick Howard (Valerie), Michael Howard, Debbie Dozier (Roy) and Linda Hague (Mark) Cherished grandmother of Shawna Howard Baracka (Gregg), Kellie Howard Arsenault (Derek), Mason Howard, Mike Howard, Zachary Dozier (Katrina) and Brandon Dozier. Cherished Great-Grandmother to Avah, Noah, Lukas, Teagan, Gregg, Cordairo (CJ) and Kade.
Millie was preceded in death by her children’s father, James Howard and Beloved Special Friend, Steve Kralosky. She was a dear sister of the late Gerald (Mae), Hugh (Ginny), Lucille Batchelor (Luke), Joseph Bringenberg, Muriel Sacco (James) and niece MaryBeth Batchelor Glatch. She is survived by her siblings Bernard (Lisa) Bringenberg, Sr. Ellen Mary, RSM, Juleann Petrole (Jim) and many nieces and nephews. Millie was a devoted Catholic and an Associate of the International Community of Divine Providence in Pittsburgh, PA.
Millie started her career at PP&L in Hazleton, PA at age 18. She then was a homemaker for more than 20 years before she reentered the work force at Community College of Allegheny County (CCAC) where she retired in 2003. After her retirement she enjoyed traveling, volunteering, spending time with her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and friends.
Millie moved to FL in 2015 after having a stroke and resided at The Barrington Assisted Living Facility in Largo, FL.
Her children would like to thank the Very Caring staff of The Barrington who treated her like Family. Thank you also to the nurses of Largo Medical Center and Suncoast Hospice who cared for her in her last few days.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Gabriel Church, Hazleton, PA on Saturday, June 19, 2021 at 11:00am with graveside services immediately following at St. Gabriel Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Catholic Charities of Pittsburgh, American Cancer Society or American Heart Association.
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