Mildred D. “Millie” Kenyon, 93, formerly of Methuen, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 21, at Windham Terrace. Mildred was the daughter of the late George and Miriam Howe. Mildred graduated from Methuen High School and the Lawrence General Hospital Nursing Program. She worked for years as a Registered Nurse at Lawrence General Hospital and the Greater Lawrence Technical School. Mildred was a communicant of St. Monica’s Parish in Methuen.
Millie enjoyed reading, knitting, traveling, bingo, summers at Lake Winnipesaukee, and her trips to Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun. While residing at Windham Terrace she enjoyed participating in the entertainment, activities and crafts. She loved her family and friends and especially enjoyed being all together with her family for special occasions. She was a kind and caring person who was always willing to help others.
She will sadly be missed by her family including two daughters, Patricia McQuinn and her husband, Robert, of Salem, NH; Norma Bursaw, of Derry, NH; two grandchildren, Pamela Nolan and her husband, Christopher, and Colleen Shannon and her husband, Carl, and 4 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband John, sisters Ruth and Ada, and her son-in-law Richard.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, February 25 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Monica’s Parish, 212 Lawrence Street, Methuen. Friends and family are cordially invited to attend. It is requested that all guests meet directly at the church. Interment will be held at Elmwood Cemetery, Methuen. Due to COVID-19 guidelines, face masks will be required at the church and cemetery. Social distancing must be followed. Arrangements are in the care of the Dewhirst & Boles Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, Methuen. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Methuen Senior Center, 77 Lowell Street, Methuen, MA 01844, or Ingram Senior Center, 1 Sally Sweets Way, Salem, NH 03079; or to the charity of one’s choice. The family would like to thank the staff at Windham Terrace for their years of kindness, care and support. To send an online condolence, please visit Millie’s tribute page at www.dewhirstbolesfuneral.com.
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