Mildred W. Harkins, 94

Mildred Wright Harkins

Mildred W. Harkins

AUGUSTA — Mildred Wright Harkins, 94, passed away Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, surrounded by her family at Maine General Rehab and Nursing at Glenridge in Augusta.

Millie was the daughter of Irving B. Wright and Laura Davis Wright. She was born Sept. 10, 1919, in the city of Bath.

Millie attended Bath schools, went on to nursing school in Augusta, and became a Registered Nurse. She did private duty nursing, was a Public Health Nurse for the City of Bath, and worked as a charge nurse on the maternity ward at Bath Memorial Hospital for many years, delivery many babies herself.

On June 6, 1942, she married Timothy Harkins, who predeceased her on Sept. 1, 2008. Millie's joy was spending time at their camp by the lake in Whitefield, and spending the winters in Mims, Fla. She enjoyed reading, crafts and always a good joke.

She is survived by her three children, Timothy Harkins II, his wife Patricia H. Harkins of Whitefield and Mims, Fla., Mildred H. Howe and husband, Robert M. Howe Jr. of Bridgton, and Thomas I. Harkins of Bath; seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

There will be no funeral service. Interment will be in the Spring at Oak Grove Cemetery. Donations to the March of Dimes or to a charity of your choice may be made in Mildred's name.

Arrangements by David E. Desmond & Son Funeral Home of Bath, Maine.

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