Obituaries: Laurie L. Mills

Laurie L. Mills, 53, of Bristol, died on Wednesday, October 26, 2016) at Bristol Hospital.  Laurie was born in Bristol on May 21, 1963 and was a daughter of Lynn (Borkowski) Mills of Bristol and the late Frank A. Mills, Sr.  Laurie was a lifelong Bristol resident attending local schools and Bristol Central High School.  She waitressed at several local establishments including Neptune’s, Angelino’s, Lynn’s, and Kizl’s Restaurants.  She enjoyed going to play bingo at the casino and she especially loved spending time with her granddaughter, Mackenzie.  In addition to her mother, Laurie is survived by her son: Tyler Mills of Bristol; her brother: Frank Mills, Jr. of Bristol; her sister: Diana Mills of Bristol; her beloved granddaughter: Mackenzie Lynn Kalat; four nieces: Emily, Haleigh, Brittany Mills, and Jaclyn Oskandy and her husband, Marc; a great-niece: Chloe Marie; several aunts, uncles, and cousins; and her special friend, Mike Janson.  A gathering of family and friends will be held at Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol on Wednesday (November 2, 2016) between 6 and 8 PM.  Funeral and burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association, 45 Ash St., East Harford, CT 06108.  Please visit Laurie’s memorial website at  mills-laurie-001