Linda Mills, age 89 of Bridgeport, returned to the Loving Arms of the Lord on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at St. Vincent's Medical Center, Bridgeport. She was born in Kingston, Jamaica; daughter of the late Vera Morris and Frank Milligen prior to relocating to the Stamford and then the Bridgeport area many years ago. Linda was a lively spirit who had no problem, telling you like it is, but loved unconditionally. She made sure to bring her entire family from Jamaica to the US, and adopted many friends as family. She loved singing, dancing and writing. But most of all she loved teaching, often quoting that she was a "teacher, not a novice.” She was employed at Audio Cassette, Fag Bearings Corporation, Columbia Records, Clairol, Marriott Hotel in Stamford, CT and finally the Sheraton Hotel prior to her retirement.
Linda is the loving Mother of Vivienne (Linton) Daley, Beverly (Barrington) Douglas, Juanito Mills, and Ricky Mills; the caring grandmother of 14 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren. and a host of nieces & Nephews; she will be sadly missed by all.
She was predeceased in death by her son, the late Dennis Barth.
The Family extends and invitation for all to attend calling hours on Friday, March 6, 2020 from 5-8 P.M. at the Funeraria Luz de Paz, (Peaceful Light Funeral Home), 426 East Washington Avenue, Bridgeport, CT.
Funeral Services are scheduled to take place on Saturday, March 7, 2020 beginning at 9:00 A.M. with a viewing until 10:00 A.M. when the formal funeral service will begin. Interment will take place soon thereafter at the Lakeview Cemetery Association, 885 Boston Avenue, Bridgeport, CT.
Her online memorial webpage has been established as a place where you may share your thoughts, memories, prayers, pictures and much more and is found EXCLUSIVELY at www.luzdepaz.com;