Mildred “Millie” Siegel

Millie SiegalMildred “Millie” Siegel, 93, of Danbury, wife of Morton Siegel, died on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at her home.

Millie was born in Huntington, West Virginia, May 3, 1925. She charmed Morton while he walked his family dog. Spottie on the West Side Drive, in New York City.

A loving mother of two independent creative spirits (Ellyn and Joseph aka Larry), Millie was a lifelong musician virtual artist, traveled to many places in the world, met many dignitaries and celebrities, worked as a secretary, an advertising copywriter, a newspaper journalist in many capacities at the Danbury News-Times. She was a coordinator of the Danbury Cultural Commission, an award winning painter and member of the Flyboys Club, a visual arts collective.

She was an active member of the Woman’s Club and was a founding member of the Richter Association for the Arts. Millie championed music and the arts in the greater Danbury area for fifty years.

She will be sorely missed. Everybody loved Millie.

Funeral services will take place on Sunday at 1 p.m. at the United Jewish Center, 141 Deer Hill Ave., Danbury.

Burial will follow at the United Jewish Center Cemetery, Grey’s Bridge Rd., Brookfield.

The family will receive friend at the United Jewish Center, 141 Deer Hill Ave., Danbury on Sunday after 12 noon.

Jowdy-Kane Funeral Home, 9 Granville Ave., Danbury is in charge of arrangements

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