PHOENIX, NY – Mildred Guernsey “Millie” Allen, 92, lifetime Phoenix resident, passed away at Morningstar Care Center, Oswego, NY, on Sunday August 16, 2015.
She was born in Hinmansville, on February 17, 1923, to her late parents, Sarah (Corey) and Arthur Guernsey.
She was a graduate of Phoenix High School.
Millie was an artist for Syracuse China Corp. for 17 years.
She handpainted various designs on thousands of china pieces.
She attended the First Congregational, UCC, in the village of Phoenix.
Her late husband of 60 years, Harry, and she were one of the 200 charter members of the Beaver Meadows Golf & Recreation Association on Barnard Road, Phoenix.
The golf club was established in 1965.
She was predeceased by her husband, Harry Allen, on March 30, 2002; one sister, Eva M. Pearson, on May 25, 2009; two brothers, Ike and Gilbert Guernsey.
Surviving are two sisters, Norma Gwilt of Homosass, Fla., and Evelyn Smith of Sandridge; several nieces, and nephews; many grand and great-grand nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will be conducted from 10 a.m. until noon on Saturday August 29, in the Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix.
Funeral services will begin at noon in the funeral home, with Pastor Karen Marshall officiating.
Burial will follow in Phoenix Rural Cemetery, 126 Chestnut St., Phoenix.
Contributions in Lieu of flowers to: The American Diabetes Association or to the American Cancer Society.