Howard George Mills passed away on Sunday September 30, 2012 at the age of 88 years.  Born in Harwich Township, son of the late May Florence (Haskell) and George William Mills, Howard enjoyed living his life in the country and working the land.  He was one of seven children, being survived by two sisters Jean Parkhouse of Blenheim and Mary Rumble of Chatham and predeceased by Pearl Stover, Flossie Wood, Evelyn Benjamin and Fred Shepley.  Howard was loved by many nieces and nephews.  Friends and family are invited to gather at the Blenheim Community Funeral Home from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 p.m. on Wednesday October 3, 2012 to show their support to Howard’s family.  A Funeral Service conducted by Rev. Wanda Burse will be held at the Funeral Home on Thursday October 4, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. Following a luncheon at the Funeral Home, the interment will take place at Owen Cemetery in Dover Township.  Friends wishing to remember Howard with a memorial donation are asked to consider their favourite charity.  Online condolences for the family and memorial donations may be left at

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