Dorothy A. Millar, 86

OSWEGO, NY – Dorothy A. Millar, 86, a resident of 9 Draper St., passed away on Wednesday February 8, 2012, at her home.

Born in Kearny, New Jersey, she was a daughter of the late Patrick and Catherine (Doherty) Harte and had attended St. Cecilia’s School in Kearny.

She was employed with the Blue Cross Blue/Shield in Newark for 20 years.

Dorothy was a member of the Catholic Daughters at St. Mary’s Church in Oswego and the Rosary Society at St. Cecilia’s Church in Kearny.

Surviving are her three daughters, Kathy (Bob) Heintz of Tampa, Mary Kerr of Oswego and Dorothy (Steve) Cole of Kinderhook NY; four sons, Robert Millar of Indian Land, SC, Kenneth Millar of Oswego, Patrick (Paula) Millar of Gilbert, Ariz. and Michael Millar of Houston; 20 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and her devoted caregiver, Carol Beach of Oswego.

She was predeceased by her husband, Kenneth Millar, in 1988; and three sisters, Katherine McDonald, Margaret Bochenko and Marie Bullock.

Funeral services will be held on Monday at 10 a.m. from St. Cecilia’s Church in Kearny, NJ.

Burial will be in Gates of Heaven Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Dowdle Funeral Home on Saturday from 2-5 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Cecilia’s Church,120 Kearny Ave., Kearny, NJ 07032.