To the editor:

Mildred May Harkness (Milly) has always loved family. She is the remaining survivor of 13 children. She spent quality time with her brothers and sisters over the years. She helped her family stay close by organizing birthday parties and other events. She especially loves children. Milly once stated that she had dreamed of becoming a pediatric nurse. She always welcomed the opportunity to baby sit young children.

Milly is a quick learner, having been an avid reader since she was young. She has a sharp mind, always taking the opportunity to learn something new. She developed the talent of crocheting, having made baby blankets and clothing, as well as porcelain doll clothes over the years. She loves working on jigsaw and crossword puzzles. Milly has always enjoyed birdwatching and identifying various birds.

In her later years, she went on numerous senior bus trips, and loved traveling and sightseeing.

During this month of May, Milly will be 90 years old. If you wish to send her a birthday wish, her address is Mildred Harkness, The Pines at Catskill, Floor 2 West Room 204, 154 Jefferson Heights, Catskill, NY 12414

Frank Marquit

Coxsackie

Johnson Newspapers 7.1

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