Sharon R. Mills

April 10, 2017

ANTWERP, NY    Sharon R. Mills, 67, of Route 11, Antwerp, died Saturday, April 8, 2017, at her home.

Born Dec. 29, 1949, in Watertown, NY, a daughter of Raymond E. and Arloween H. Meeks Cook, she was educated at Indian River Central School, Philadelphia, NY, and graduated from Jefferson Community College in 1977.

Sharon married Thomas S. Mills of Antwerp, NY on June 29, 1966, in Philadelphia, NY.

She was district clerk for Indian River Central Schools, Philadelphia, NY, for 37 years, retiring in 2011.

She loved spending time with her family, good food, good wine and spring breaks in Tybee Island, GA.

Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Thomas, Sr.; three children, two sons, Thomas Mills, Jr. and Raymond Mills, both of Antwerp, NY, a daughter and son-in-law, Cheryl and John McCormick, Theresa, NY; four grandchildren, Michael McCormick, Lowville, NY, Cole McCormick, Rosendale, NY, Courtney (Taylor) Nolte, Antwerp, NY and Chandler Mills, Antwerp, NY; a sister and brother-in-law, Dawne and Michael Frederick, Adams Center, NY; a brother and sister-in-law, Brent and Cindy Cook, Lacona, NY; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Her parents and a brother, Bruce F. Cook, all died before her.

Calling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 13, 2017, at Frederick Bros. Funeral Home, Theresa, NY.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham St., Watertown, NY 13601.

Condolences may be made online at

Information provided by Frederick Bros. Funeral Home, Inc. and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.