Deanna M. Mills, age 78 of Port Jervis, NY, passed away Thursday, March 17, 2016 at Port Jervis, NY. She was born on June 5, 1937 in Port Jervis, the daughter of Wycliff and Martha Murray Beardsley.
Deanna retired as a lipstick assembler for Kolmar Labs, Inc in Port Jervis.
She married Joseph R. Mills who survives at home. Deanna is also survived by her son, Jeffrey Carter of Warwick; her two sisters-in-law: Linda Murphy of Sumerduck, VA and Cheryl Fuller of Milford, PA; two brothers-in-law: James Mills of Matamoras and Timothy Mills of Port Jervis.
Deanna attended the Drew United Methodist Church in Port Jervis and was an honorary member of the Tri-State Naval Ship.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m to 1 p.m., Monday, March 21st at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis. Funeral services will follow at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Nacy Vonderhorst officiating. Interment will take place at Rural Valley Cemetery, Cuddebackville, NY.
Arrangements are by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home; for information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit knight-auchmoody.com