Obituary of Mildred Ives (1947 – 2021) – Plains, PA
Mildred A. Ives, 73, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 19, 2021.
Mildred was born on November 25, 1947 in Connamor Nursing Home, Bainbridge, NY. She was the daughter of Clarence and Sarah Lillian Neale Ives.
Mildred is survived by brothers Robert (LuAnn) Ives and William (Leslie) Ives; and her sister, Phyllis (Edward) Ives Davis; eight nieces and nephews, Steven Davis, Keith (Stephanie) Ives, Charlene (Kirk) Hoyt, Lisa (Trevor) Grant, Richard (Shanda) Ives, Dan (Elizabeth) Ives, Jason (Mary) Ives and Charlie Chapman; and 22 great-nieces and grand-nephews.
Mildred graduated from Afton Central School in 1965, then went to Ridley-Lowell School of Business in Binghamton, NY From there she became a student at Baptist Bible Seminary, Johnson City NY In 1968 the seminary moved to Pennsylvania and became Baptist Bible College in Pennsylvania. Mildred continued as a student, moving to Factoryville.
Mildred worked for Acker Drill Co. in South Abington Township for many years. She became a beloved member of Pleasant View Baptist Church in Falls, where she was a Sunday School teacher, vacation Bible school leader, and youth leader.
Honey Bear, Mildred’s dog, was his constant companion. Mildred had the ability to speak, encourage, and support everyone in the most positive and uplifting way, even when she was having her own struggles to deal with. His smile, his laughter and his positive attitude were always contagious. For the past 14 years, she has been a resident of River Run Nursing Home, Kingston, where she served as the Pennsylvania State Nursing Home Residents Council.
Mildred had many hobbies. She loved to be in the kitchen cooking and baking. She loved to crochet, do plastic canvas projects, cross stitch and always made projects for the family as well as the residents and staff of the nursing home. Prior to entering the nursing home, she attended craft events, Wrench Ranch Memorial Day and Labor Day festivals and the Afton Craft Fair, where she sold items. of crafts she made. She loved to play games and was always on Facebook and her cell phone with her family and friends.
Arrangements are made by Yeosock Funeral Home, 40 S. Main St., Plains Twp.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Mildred’s memory can be made at Pleasant View Baptist Church, Falls, or Hospice at the Amedisys Foundation, 1444 East Lackawanna Ave., Suite 218, Olyphant, PA 18447.
Posted by Citizens Voice on October 23, 2021.