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PILS, Millicent June

PILS - Millicent June Age 87, of Ransomville, passed away at Briody Health Care Facility on March 22, 2013. She was born in Niagara Falls, NY on June 5, 1925, daughter of the late Carl and Isabella Schultz. June graduated salutatorian, class of 1941 from Youngstown, (Red Brick School), High School at age 15. During the war she worked for Moore Business Forms. She married Donald Pils and left the workplace to raise a family. Later she became a part owner of Lakeside Market in Wilson, NY until retiring in 1982. In retirement she became a
Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardener and made many friends working at Goodman's Farm Market making flower pots and advising customers. When the weather turned cold, she turned to her needlework, crocheting and mastered quilting including the unique "Cathedral Window" design. Her extensive travel took her throughout Europe. She walked on the glacier in Alaska, climbed the Acropolis, and rode the Grande Canal in Venice. June is survived by her sons Terry (Mickey) Pils, Corry (Velma Hooker) Pils; brother Carl, "Cam", (Joyce) Schultz, and sister-
in-law Judy Schultz; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her brothers Elmer, "Pete" Schultz and Noel Schultz. She is fondly remembered by her dear friend Orma Ullrich Lee of Terry, MS. Friends are invited to attend a memorial service at 11 AM, Saturday April 20th at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 220 Young St., Wilson, NY. All are welcomed to share their memories over lunch immediately following. June gifted her body to the UB School of Medicine. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Ransomville Free Library are appreciated.

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