Carol Mills


Carol A. Mills, 78, of Oswego, formerly of Delhi, passed away at Oswego Hospital, Feb. 16, 2023 after a short illness.

She grew up in the Cicero/North Syracuse area and went to SUNY Oswego, before marrying her late husband, Clark Mills Sr., in 1964. Carol enjoyed fishing, knitting, crocheting and painting. Her greatest joy was being a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

In addition to her husband she was predeceased by her parents, Charles and Alice Wellman, brothers Donald Wellman, David Wellman and Mark Wellman; sister, Patricia Roberts and daughter Beth Worden.

Carol will be greatly missed by her children Clark Mills Jr., Reginald “Reggie” Mills, Raymond Mills and Sandra (Larry) Wilcox; step-children Nelson Gardener, Brian Mills, Christine Whiteside and Terry (Amanda) Mills; brother Thomas (Kathleen) Wellman; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. 

A memorial service will be held at 12 p.m. Saturday, March 4, at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 15121 Main Street, Downsville. Burial will be at a later date in the spring in the family plot at Paige Cemetery, Downsville. 

A reception will follow at the Downsville American Legion Post 167, 6622 River Road, Downsville.

Foster Funeral Home, Fulton, has care of arrangements.