MILLS, Melanie “Melbelle” Grace Jane

It is with heavy hearts that the family of Melanie Mills announce her passing on Friday, March 12th, 2021 at her home with her loving family at her side. Melanie Mills of Cherry Valley passed at the age of 19 after a brave and courageous battle with cancer. She was the beloved and cherished daughter of Christine Hodgson (John Roloson) of Cherry Valley, Trevor Mills (Ashley) of Picton and the beloved sister of Nicole Leavens at home, Alexandra Doornbos (Jessy) of Picton and Shianne Mills (Matt Sandlin) at home. Melanie was the special aunt of Liam and George Bedard of Picton. She was the dearest granddaughter of Raymond Hodgson (Barbara) of Burlington, Elaine Schneider (Tom Foster) of Bloomfield, Jim Mills (Rhonda) of Hillier, and Sandy Robinson of Picton, niece of David Hodgson (Shellie) of Belleville, Paul Mills (Dionne) of Demorestville, Tanya Mills and Afton Mills. Melanie will be fondly remembered by her many cousins and friends. Miss Mills is resting at the Whattam-Hicks Funeral Home, 33 Main Street West, Picton (613-476-2450). Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 17th, 2021 from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. Please call ahead to register for visitation. Following cremation, a Graveside Service will be held at a later date at Sophiasburg Cemetery, Demorestville in the family plot. If desired, donations to the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation or the SickKids Foundation in Melanie’s memory would be appreciated by her family. For online condolences and to share memories of Melanie, please