Isabel M. (Ducharme) Millett, Greenfield, Massachusetts
Isabel M. (Ducharme) Millett, 84, of Grinnell Street, died Tuesday evening, April 7, 2009 at the Baystate Franklin Medical Center, following a period of declining health. A native of Greenfield, Isabel was born on July 12, 1924 a daughter to Moses J. Ducharme and Melvina (Mayo) Ducharme.She was educated in Greenfield Public Schools, graduating from GHS in the Class of 1942. Isabel was employed by the Greenfield Tap & Die Corporation as an inspector, during the war effort of WWII.She married Paul E. Millett, Jr., on January 24, 1948 in Holy Trinity Church, Greenfield and celebrated 39 years of marriage together prior to his passing on April 13, 1987. Isabel was a life long communicant of Holy Trinity Church.She enjoyed sewing, knitting and reading as leisure time activities.She was a devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother who enjoyed spending time with her family, in particular her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Isabel's survivors include her loving and devoted daughter and son-in-law; Paula and David Sibley, with whom she made her home for the past several years and who were her caregivers.Additionally she leaves her loving grandchildren and great grandchildren who include:Sheila Sibley and her husband Gary Tarnowski; Scott and Jennifer Sibley and their son Zachary; Sean and Melissa Sibley and their son Matthew and Seth Sibley and his fiancée Nicole Giannini, as well as several nieces, nephews and grandnieces and grandnephews. Isabel's family wishes to express their special appreciation for the many acts of kindness, compassion and support demonstrated by Dr. Adam Blacksin, Dr. John McCann, as well as the management and staff of Hospice of Franklin County during her illness. Your thoughtfulness will forever be remembered. Services in celebration of Isabel's life will be private and at the convenience of the family. Internment following cremation will take place in Calvary Cemetery, Greenfield, MA.