Rivers, Elizabeth Mildred (Millie) – Passed away peacefully at Aspira Lincoln Park Retirement Home in Grimsby on Friday August 11, 2023. Millie was born and raised in Cobalt, Ont. where she thrived with her parents and 5 siblings during the heydays of the Silver Rush. Millie had worked at a couple of jobs before getting married, but her most cherished was that of Secretary at the Temiskaming Testing Lab. It is there where she met Vaughn Rivers who had recently graduated from the Haileybury School of Mines. Married life brought them to Geralton, Ont. and Saginaw Michigan. They returned to North Bay to raise their family. Millie will be forever missed by her daughters who adored her and remembered by everyone who had the good fortune to know her.
Predeceased by husband Vaughn Rivers (1986). Loving mother of Linda (Mike) Wilson and Charlotte (d. John) Toal. Much loved Gramma of Jessica (Ryan), Caroline and Christine (Andrew Bland). Will be sadly missed by siblings Bev (Brian) Richards, June (Steve) Bond and Ken (Sharon) Richards. Predeceased by sisters Marjorie (Hugh) Knox and Francis (David) Watson. She will also be remembered and missed by her friends, nieces and nephews and her Lincoln Park Family.
Millie was the light of our lives and will be forever in our hearts.
Cremation has taken place.
A Celebration of Life will take place at Average Joes in North Bay, Ont., on Sunday October 15, 2023 from 1:30 till 4pm.
If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society or charity of choice.
A Memorial Tree was planted for Millie
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Tallman Funeral Homes - Vineland