Nora Mills

Mrs. Dora Nora Mills

Sparrowbush, NY

Mrs. Dora Nora Mills of Sparrowbush, NY and a lifetime resident of the area died Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at Bon Secours Community Hospital.  She was 82.

She was born September 15, 1936 in Huguenot, NY the daughter of the late Roy Boyd and the late Eva DeGraw Boyd.

Dora Nora was married for 35 years to George Mills prior to his death on August 24, 2008.


She was a life member and past secretary of Howard Wheat Engine Co. #4 Ladies Auxiliary and a member of DAR, Daughters of the American Revolution.      


Surviving are:

3 sons:             Joseph R. Perrillo & wife Anne Marie                        Vermont

                        George W. Padgett                                                     New Jersey

                        Irving T. Padgett & wife Rebecca                               Sparrowbush

2 Daughters:    Tammy Aber and her husband Randy                       Port Jervis

                        Debbie Mills Thursman and her husband Charlie      Germany

2 sisters:          Florence Morgan                                                        Port Jervis

                        Anna Belle Padgett                                                     Huguenot

23 Grandchildren and many great and great-great grandchildren

Also several nieces and nephews

She was predeceased by her sons, Dana LeRoy Padgett, John W. Sheptock Sr., and twins David & Donald Padgett; and her sister, Dolly Cortese


Family and friends are invited to visit at the Gray-Parker Funeral home, Inc., 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY 12771 on Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 1-3 & 5-7pm. Funeral services will follow at the funeral home at 7:00pm


Cremation will follow at MacLennan Hall Crematorium, Milford, PA.


Memorial contributions may be made to Howard Wheat Engine Co. #4, 31 Owen St., Port Jervis, NY 12771


Funeral arrangements are by the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis.  For additional information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family please visit