OBITUARY

John Fitzgerald Mills

April 6, 1964May 8, 2021

John Fitzgerald Mills was born April 6,1964 in New York City, N.Y. to Alma Wright and Jeremiah Mills who preceded him in death. John Graduated from Evander Childs High School in 1982. He began his work career at the Dime SavingsBank as a teller. John also worked at the Rockland Psychiatric center as an orderly for 4 years . He then joined the New York City Housing Authority Police Department "NYCHA" .Where he met his beloved wife Juanita . After the merger with NYPD he rose to the rank of Sergeant in 2005. He than retired in 2010 afer serving for 20 years from Transit District 3 . John was a diehard New York Mets and Jets fan but he LOVED the New York Knicks. Basketball was his sport above all .He loved to smoke cigars and drink bourbon. He was known for being a movie commentator. He would always yell in the middle of the movie, saying what he would do or where the person should go. He was also opinionated about many things including local politics and the state of affairs in the US. John was the great debater. He would debate with anyone about any given subject . John was a history buff. John loved to spend time with his family ,an ideal day for John was to have foodon the grill and all the kids and grandkids in the yard playing while singing R&B classics. John was a mentor. His friends and family always sought him out for guidance and advice. John encouraged and influenced many people to live their best life. He always wanted his family to be well taken care of. John's mantra was "Wrap it Up" meaning that he was done and ready to move on. John leaves behind to cherish, His Loving and devoted wife of 26 years Juanita Mills. His Children John Jr, Jamal Derrick and Miles Jason, (Born from his Previous union with Victoria Felder) Jenell Nicole ,Jaylen Christopher & Tanasha Faith . His eldest brother Jerry Mills of Baltimore Md, and Twin brothers Eric & Derrick Mills of The Bronx ,N.Y. Grandchildren Tyree, Mariah , Isaiah, Zaire , Xavier, Miles Jr, Nina, Kyla, Olivia and Kallie. As well as his beloved adopted children Seth Grable, Kevin Major and Nicole Felder. John transitioned from life and gained his wings in heaven on Saturday May 8th, 2021. He was loved by all and will be greatly missed. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9Seu1nXDozDczMf5XSEFVw

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation (Please Adhere to all NYS DOH Social Distancing Guidlelines)

    Friday, May 21, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, May 21, 2021

  • Repast Immediately Following Funeral Service

    Friday, May 21, 2021

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Private Cremation Services to Follow

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Donna Rebain

May 13, 2021

Donna, Pat and Danny Rebain extend our condolences to Nita and the Family. We knew the Family from when the boys played football for Suffern when they were kids. John was such a wonderful man. ❤ I am so very sorry for your loss. 🙏

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