Mildred Colgan, 84, of the Masonic Home, Utica, passed away on Sunday, January 14, 2007. She was born on March 3, 1922 in Hiller, Pennsylvania the daughter of the late Nicholas and Anna Gavarich Loncarivic. Mildred graduated from high school in Brownsville, Pennsylvania and continued her education at Greenburg College in Pennsylvania and Utica College. On January 14, 1943, Mildred was united in marriage to Glenn Colgan in St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church. Mr. Colgan passed away on December 10, 1985. Mildred was employed with Oneida County Hospital, retiring after 20 years of dedicated service. In the 1960s, she made macram curtains at the Rome Daily Sentinel and taught numerous macram classes. Mildred volunteered at local prisons teaching English. She grew many prize winning African Violets. She was a member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, the Order of the Eastern Star, and Daughter's of the Nile and was past Queen of the Nile. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Cheryl Colgan of South Carolina; five grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren. Mildred was preceded in death by her daughter Janet Colgan.
Cemetery: Burial: on January 17, 2007 at St. Clair Cemetery
Service: Funeral: 7:00p.m. on January 16, 2007 at Griffin-Aldridge Gulla Funeral Home Viewing: 5:00 to 7:00p.m. on January 16, 2007 at Griffin-Aldridge Gulla Funeral Home
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