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Mildred A. Blair

February 26th, 2019

Mildred A. Blair (Kennedy), fondly known as “Millie” to her family and friends, age 92, of Tewksbury, formerly a long-time resident of Wilmington, passed away peacefully on February 24, 2019, at Care One in Wilmington.

Millie was born on August 21, 1926, in Boston, MA; she was the dear daughter of the late Frank and Grace (Campbell) Kennedy. Millie was raised and educated in Billerica and was a graduate of Billerica High School.

Millie married her “sweetheart” Wallace Blair on June 1, 1952; the couple made their home in Wilmington in 1956 where they raised a beautiful family. Millie was a devoted and loving mother who enjoyed the time she spent with her family; they were her pride and joy.

Millie worked hard to provide for her family; for many years she was employed at Sweetheart Plastics in Wilmington. Millie first started out working in the manufacturing department and then went into the office where she was an administrative assistant. Millie loved her job and her co-workers; she was very social and friendly towards everyone and made many friends throughout the years.

In her spare time, Millie, loved going out with her friends to their weekly bingo games. Millie also enjoyed the time she spent at the Wilmington Senior Center; she looked forward to their many activities and trips; she always had a good time with everyone.

Millie will be fondly remembered as quite a lady; she was sweet, friendly and very kind towards others. Millie went out of her way to make everyone feel welcomed; she just loved being around people. Millie will be greatly missed by her family and friends, especially her friends at the Villa at Meadowview.

Millie was the beloved wife of the late Wallace Blair, devoted mother of Janet Blair and her husband Robert Mulloney of Tewksbury, Barbara Bost and her husband Mark of Sterling, VA, the late Judy Brunelle and Mark Blair, loving grandmother of Taylor Brunelle, mother-in-law of Michael Brunelle of Manchester, NH.

At the families request all services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Millie’s memory may be made to the Wilmington Senior Center, 15 School Street, Wilmington, MA 01887. Arrangements are under the direction of the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington, MA.

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5 Entries in Guest Book for “Mildred A. Blair”

  1. Barbara Bost says:

    Remembering mom. She was an avid sports fan, especially the Red Sox, the Bruins and the Celtics. She was a great mom, was always there for me, and she cared so much. I miss you, mom.

  2. Mark Bost says:

    Millie was a great Mother-In-Law. Thinking back there was only one disagreement I remember having with her, and I am not the most agreeable person. She welcomed me to the family. She never criticized me regarding the care of her daughter, my wife. I’ll always remember the time at Camden Yards watching the Orioles and she knew more about each player on both teams than the announcer. Millie treated me more like I was her own son, and I often felt as if she were my second mom. She raised some great kids. I miss her, may she please rest in peace. May all of you who love her please be blessed with comfort.

  3. Mary-Kate Vaughan says:

    Mrs. Blair was the sweetest woman. She was a customer of mine at the bank and I loved when she would come in for a visit. I am so sorry to hear of her passing. To her family and friends I’m so sorry for your loss.

  4. Sharon Arsenault says:

    Mrs. Blair was one of my neighborhood moms. She was kind, thoughtful, caring, and sweet. She always made us kids feel welcome in her home and put up with all our crazy antics with her signature giggle! Mrs. Blair was a one of a kind, gentle soul who I am blessed to have known. She will always be a part of my happy childhood memories and I will be eternally grateful for showing me love and encouragement. I will miss her but she lives on in my heart. Love, Sharon

  5. Lisa Coolbaugh says:

    Mrs. Blair was a very sweet woman and a kind soul. Having grown up two houses away and being best friends with her daughter, Barbie, I spent countless hours at her house. She was definitely a mother to all around her. She was loved by all. And she will definitely be missed by all. May she rest in peace.
    Love to Barbie, Mark, Janet and Bob

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