Published in the September 30, 2016 edition

STONEHAM — Mildred B. “Millie” (Mikkelson) Hunt of Stoneham died peacefully on Sept. 22.

She was the beloved wife for 57 years of Robert E. Hunt of Stoneham. She was the loving sister of Elaine Meehan of Colebrook, N.H. and the late Vincent, Raymond and George Mikkelson. She will be greatly missed by her sister-in-law Kathleen Neville, who cared for her during her final illness, as well as her brothers-in-law John Hunt of Saugus and Terence Hunt of West Yarmouth, and sisters-in-law Nancy Cowperthwait of Mesa, Ariz., Susan Carroll of West Yarmouth and Constance Nedohon of Green Bay, Wis. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

Millie was an accomplished cook, avid gardener and an enthusiastic yard-saler. She was a warm, kind person known for her keen sense of humor.

The family wishes to express its gratitude for the kind services provided by the hospice nurses at Hallmark Health during Millie’s final illness.

Funeral services will be private, to be announced at a later date.

Arrangements by The Gately Funeral Home in Melrose.