Catherine L. McMillin
Catherine L. McMillin, 91, of Bethel passed away March 16, 2013 at Norway Rehabilitation and Living Center with her niece Patty Marie and dear friend Jeanne Boelsma at her side.
Kay was born in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada on Sept. 26, 1921, to John and Virginia Edgerly McMillin. She graduated from Gould Academy in 1940. Kay enjoyed skiing in her younger years. She golfed at the Bethel Inn and Paris Hill golf clubs. She loved swimming at the head of the lake in Bryant Pond and at Angevine Park in Bethel. Kay worked at the Hanover Dowel Mill in Bethel until it closed. She also worked for the White Mountain National Forest as a Ranger. Her most treasured job was being a volunteer at the Bethel Animal Hospital for many years. She also served as Sacristan at Our Lady of Snows.
Kay is survived by her sister, Nikki Miller and husband Sheldon of Bethesda, MD.; special niece, Patty Marie Howe, also Claudia Casey, Patty Kay Monahan, Nili Yudce, Brenda and Cindy Caillouet; nephews, Delma and Jack McMillin, Lincoln Miller, Keith and Brian Caillouet; Kay’s special family, ‘the kids’ at the Bethel Animal Hospital and May; special friend Gen Donnellan; her Our Lady of Snows friends; and many many friends of Bethel. Kay was predeceased by her parents; sisters, Edna Curtis, Jo Monahan, Ethelyn Caillouet and Evelyn Merrill; and brothers, Roderick (Mush) and Frederick.
Online condolences may be shared with her family at www.chandlerfunerals.com.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held on Friday, March 22, at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Snows in Bethel. Interment will be later in the spring at Riverside Cemetery in Bethel. In lieu of flowers please donate to the Bethel Animal Hospital Second Chance.