Max Joseph Mills
- July 1, 1919 - October 27, 2010
- Paterson, New Jersey
of Max's Passing
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“New year same sorrow in my heart. I miss you. I know your looking down on us and smiling. I love you!!
1 of 16 | Posted by: Marie Mills - Paterson, NJ
“Dad, I miss you, it's hard for people to understand when your parents are taken home. That a void is left in you're life,that everything changes. ...Read More »
2 of 16 | Posted by: Denise - NJ
“Two years ago today... I miss you and I love you
3 of 16 | Posted by: Marie mills(yummie) - Paterson, NJ
“Hey I miss you. I love you
4 of 16 | Posted by: Marie Mills
“Missing you. My love for you will always be strong. Love you and miss you more then any words can say.
5 of 16 | Posted by: Dawn - NJ
“I wish you were here!!
6 of 16 | Posted by: Yummie (Marie Mills) - Paterson
“I love u, and miss u like crazy. You were a good man. You were a good DAD. We must forgive In order to love, and I have. I love you very much.
7 of 16 | Posted by: Dawn - Paterson, NJ
“To put into words how I'm feeling would be impossible. So I'll say this, when you were here life was easier , I had someone to talk to me. Someone to...Read More »
8 of 16 | Posted by: Yummie - NJ
“Happy birthday dad. Miss you all of the time.
9 of 16 | Posted by: Dawn - Paterson, NJ
“Missing you everyday. Miss the stories about your life, and our card games. I miss you dad, and I will love you always.
10 of 16 | Posted by: Dawn - NJ
“I miss you so much. when i walked into ur building my heart hurt. not seeing u sitting in your spot made life look too real. Iwill always love you...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Dawn - paterson, NJ
Time seems to past,but every day seems like yesterday I miss you so much. I wish everyone could have seen the man you grew to become, all...Read More »
12 of 16 | Posted by: DEE
“To The Mills Family: Although its difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort your tomorrow
13 of 16 | Posted by: Jacquelyn L. Brown - Paterson, NJ
“WE WISH THE MILLS FAMILY OUR SINCERE CONDOLENCES,In times of heartache ,when the hurt gets really bad, look to your faith, hold close to every memory...Read More »
14 of 16 | Posted by: CHRISTOPHER MONTAGUE - Paterson, NJ
“hi i am the fouth son of donna rowland i never met but some how i feel as if i did.i wish i did i would have loved to have sat down and have a...Read More »
15 of 16 | Posted by: solomon harrison - LAKELAND, FL
“"We are born into a body called flesh. None of us is perfect in perfection." My uncle was always a caring, gentle man who truly cared about others....Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Kathy Nelson-Moore - Patersn, NJ
Max Joseph "MJ" Mills, age ninety-one, was born in Manassas, Virginia on July 1, 1919. Max was raised in Tampa, FL and later moved to Paterson, NJ, where he lived for over sixty-five years. He was the first African American Supervisor for The Silver Star Fabric Company, Clifton, NJ, where he retired in 1984 after thirty years. Max also volunteered as a driver for the Passaic County Board of Freeholders until1990. He was a World War II Army Veteran and a former member of The St. Phillips United Methodist Church, Paterson, NJ. He was a self taught Pianist and he loved Fishing and Painting. Max could often be seen hanging out with his fellow residents at Colt Arms in Paterson. He was well liked by all who knew him. Max was predeceased by one son, John Burroughs, five sisters and one brother. Max also known as "Macks" departed this life on Wednesday, October 27, 2010. He is survived by: his wife, Gloria (Smith) Mills; sons, Jeffrey Burroughs and Dueshaun Mills; daughters, Jennie and Joyce Figueroa, Hope Burroughs, Dawn, Denise, Connie and Pat Mills; fifteen grandchildren; three greatgrandchildren; devoted friends, "Smithie" and the residents of The Colt Arms; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, friends and neighbors.