Claude J. Millen

April 9, 2013       

   Claude J. Millen, 66, of Mill Street, died Saturday, April 6, at Samaritan Medical Center after being stricken at his home,

Born July 1, 1946 in Utica, the son of the late Claude C. and Florence E. Jarvis Millen, he graduated from Utica Free Academy and later attained his associate's degree from Jefferson Community College in 2009. 

Mr. Millen was a machinist for Precisionmatics in West Winfield, N.Y., before retiring. 

He married Rosemarie Johnson on Jan. 23, 1998, in Herkimer, N.Y.

Mr. Millen was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ and Latter Day Saints in Watertown. 

He enjoyed fishing, camping canvas work, his family and his kitty.

Surviving besides his wife, Rosemarie, are two stepchildren, Melissa Cranney, Watertown, and Arthur Anthony Cranney, Utica.

There are no calling hours or funeral.

Arrangements are with the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home. 

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Information provided by Reed & Benoit Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.