MILLING, Harry - It is with sorrow that we report the passing of Harold Edward Milling (Harry) at Chateau Gardens Nursing Home on Monday, 6th May, 2013 in his 86th year. Loving husband of Ann for 48 years. Loved father of Adam (Ruth) of Nepean, James (Ryoko) of Vancouver, Holly (Kevin LeBlanc) of Stittsville and Anne-Marie (David Young) of London. Papa to his adored grandchildren Maya, Kana, Abby, Carrie, Lucas, Charlotte, Jacob and Hannah. Dear brother of David (Iris), Robert (Shirley) and the late Gordon. Survived by sister-in-law Joan. He will be missed by many extended family and friends. Harry served in the R.C.A.F. for 5 years. He then attended O.A.C. Class of '57 where he earned a degree in economics. He worked for the federal government for 35 years in various places and in the Commissionaires for 10 years. He was a proud Canadian and visited every Province. He was a lifetime member of the C.C.F. and N.D.P. and a member of New St. James Presbyterian Church. Many thanks to the staff at Chateau Gardens for their care and compassion. Visitation on Thursday, May 16 from 7-9 p.m. at the James A. Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James St. at Richmond, where a memorial service will be conducted on Friday, May 17 at 2:00 p.m. Cremation has taken place and will be followed by private interment at Lindsay Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Stephen Lewis Foundation or New St. James Presbyterian Church would be gratefully acknowledged.
Cindy & Paul
May 8, 2013, 6:10 pm
So sorry to hear about Uncle Harry. I have many fond memories of him - his great sense of humour as well as his adventurous spirit that took him and his family to many places.
Love to all,
May 8, 2013, 9:16 pm
Thinking of you and your family. I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your dad. I will never forget all the laughter at our sleepovers and birthday parties and running around the church while they waited for us. Your dad was a great man who lived his life surrounded by his wonderful family.
May 9, 2013, 12:35 pm
Ann, Larry and I are very sorry to hear about Harry's death. I will always remember his kind nature and good humour. We will be keeping you in our prayers in the days to come.
Bob Irv. Wolfe
May 9, 2013, 1:36 pm
Dear Ann and family:
Harry, Keith Carson, and I roomed together at OAC for two years. We were friends.
My condolences to you all.
Rob and Lois Niessl
May 9, 2013, 9:31 pm
Dear Ruth and Adam and family:
Our sincere sympathy to you in the loss of your father. Our many thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. All our love , the Niessl's
May 10, 2013, 9:23 am
I am so very sorry for your loss.
The one thing that really stands out to me about "Mr. Milling" is how even when we were little kids he never made me feel like a little kid. I always felt that he was treating me as a person with valid ideas that were worth listening to. Looking back I can recognize many instances where he was taking the time to point out something to increase our understanding and appreciation of the world around us. Through the eyes of an adult and father I am very grateful for having had the chance to known and grow up around Mr. Milling.
May 10, 2013, 1:11 pm
Dear Holly - so sorry to learn of the passing of your dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Karina, Christopher, Clara, Evelyn, Callum & Niall
May 10, 2013, 7:19 pm
Ann and Family:
We were vey sorry to learn of Harry's passing. He was a respected member of the Class of '57 at the Ontario Agricultural College, and on behalf of his former classmates, I wish to share our condolences with you. Carm Hamilton
May 14, 2013, 12:37 am
Ann and family-I send my love and prayers to all of you at this time. I pray you will be comforted in your grief as you remember all the wonderful memories.
May 16, 2013, 10:14 pm
I'm so sorry about your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
St. Josephs Hospitality Centre
May 17, 2013, 10:26 am
Our deepest condolences to the Milling family. We are very saddened to hear of your loss. Our thoughts are with all of you during this difficult time ~ Ly family
"Although it's difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow." - Author Unknown
May 21, 2013, 7:59 am
I would like to express my deepest condolences in Harryâ��s passing. I had the pleasure of working with Harry when he was in the London office of Employment and Immigration Canada back in the 1980's. Although I worked in Hamilton I spoke to Harry often by phone as we worked together on various economic research projects or at frequent meetings in Hamilton or Toronto. Being a fairly new and inexperienced employee at that time, I appreciated Harryâ��s patience answering my many questions. He had a soft spoken demeanour that put everyone at ease and he was liked by everyone in the department. While it has been over 25 years since I worked with Harry, these qualities are memories that immediately come back to me when I heard the sad news.
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