Sarah McMillen, Sterling Town clerk

Sarah L. “Sally” McMillen, 82, of Sterling, died Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012 at University Hospital in Syracuse.

A native of Oswego, she had resided in Sterling most of her life. She had served as Sterling town clerk and as a tax collector from 1976-1996.

She was a member and organist of the Sterling United Methodist Church and was active as treasurer, Sunday school teacher and senior choir member.

She enjoyed travelling by car to any destination that the driver chose, playing solitaire and solving crossword puzzles.

She was predeceased by her husband, Paul McMillen, who died in 2003.

Surviving are her children, Joanne (David) Scruton of Hannibal and Blair McMillen of Sterling; granddaughters, Ashley Scruton of Liverpool and Rachel Scruton of St. Louis, Mo.; and sister-in-law, Marie (George) Smith of Oswego.

Calling hours were held Thursday at Foster Funeral Home, Hannibal. Services were held Friday at Sterling United Methodist Church. Burial was in Sterling Cemetery.

Contributions may be made to Sterling United Methodist Church, PO Box 319, Fair Haven, NY 13064 or to the Humane Assoc. of CNY, 4915 West Taft Road, Liverpool, NY 13088.

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