HUDSON, Mass. - Annette D. (Fearing) Millman, 98, of Hudson, died after a short illness on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 after living at home until July 2012. She was the beloved wife of the late Harry T. Millman who died in 1979.
She leaves behind her son, Harry A. Millman and his wife Marjorie of Dennis, and her daughter, Gail Downing and her husband John of Hudson. She is also survived by her siblings, William Fearing of Northborough and Eleanor Garceau of Hudson; her grandchildren, Kathleen McMaster and her husband Ron of Hudson, Patricia Ding and her husband Wei of Marlborough, Harry A. Millman and his wife Kim of Orangeville, Ontario, Canada, Michael Millman and his wife Deidre of Hudson, Richard DeBeradinis and his wife Kirsten of Hyannis and her great grandchildren of whom she was very proud are Michael and Kevin Ding of Marlborough, Nicholas DeBeradinis of Hyannis and Morgan, Tristan and Liam Marsh of Hudson. She was the grandmother of the late Michelle DeBeradinis Marsh who died in 2008 and sister of the late Raymond and Frank Fearing.
Annette was born and raised in Hudson, daughter of the late Arthur and Clara (Collette) Fearing.
During recent years she especially enjoyed reading, Suduko Puzzles and the Boston Red Sox, especially if they were winning. She loved knitting and crocheting, winning scores of blue ribbons over the years and was especially proud of her "Best of Show" Apple Pieaward from the Bolton Fair, won even though she had never eaten a piece of apple pie.
Family and friends may attend a calling hour on Friday, Sept. 28 from 10 to 11 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 28 at the Tighe-Hamilton Funeral Home, Inc. 50 Central Street, Hudson, MA 01749 (www.tighehamilton.com). Burial services will be held at a later date in Forestvale Cemetery, Hudson.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Annette may be made to: The Marsh Family Trust, C/O Avidia Bank, 42 Main Street, Hudson, MA 01749.