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Mildred M. Sterne


Mildred M. Sterne, 97, of Lancaster, formerly of Middletown, entered into eternal rest on Monday, September 24, 2018 at the Lancaster General Hospital.

She was born on January 15, 1921 in Philadelphia, Pa. and was the daughter of the late Delbert and Emma (Price) Hill.

She was a member of Grace Chapel, Elizabethtown where she was very active in her younger years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three sisters and by her beloved husband, Bob, with whom she shared 68 years of marriage.

She is survived by two daughters, Eleanor M. Mullins and her husband Douglas of Lancaster and Sandra Addams and her husband Ralph of Mechanicsburg; six grandchildren, Robert Mullins, Kathleen Mullins Newsome, Andrew Mullins, William Mullins, Brian Addams, and David Addams; 14 great-grandchildren;, and seven great-great grandchildren.

Millie had a particular passion for Christian outreach programs such as Teen Challenge, with whom she had a long relationship, Jewish Fellowship, and Bethesda Missions. Her generosity reached out to many people in need.

An avid reader, her favorite subjects included World War II, Native Americans, and history of any kind. She enjoyed singing and lamented that as she aged, her voice was not up to her standards. Millie especially loved needlecrafts from crocheting, counted cross-stitch to sewing at which she excelled.

She will be sorely missed as mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother and friend. Millie loved her family and they loved her dearly.

A tribute to her life will be held on Monday, October 1, 2018 at 11 a.m. at the Matinchek Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Middletown, with the Rev. Mel Weaver and Rev. Elizabeth Nocheck officiating. Viewing will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. at the funeral home.

Burial will be held at Middletown Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice.

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