Windham, NH — Harry L. Milliken, 76, of Windham, passed away on Friday, October 4, 2013, at his home, surrounded by his loving family, after a courageous battle with lung cancer. He was the beloved husband of Gratia E. (Cruise) Milliken, to whom he was married for 40 years.
Born in Portland, Maine, on December 29, 1936, he was the son of the late Harry and Edna (Murchie) Milliken. Harry worked as an engineer at IBM in Boston for 25 years. He then worked in tech support for MFS, until his retirement in 2000. In his free time, Harry enjoyed woodworking and building computers. He was also the official ombudsman at Hadleigh Woods, where he loved organizing social events and gatherings.
Harry will be deeply missed by his wife, Gratia; son, Scott Milliken of Moore, Okla.; daughter, Kimberly McLellan of Fairfield, Maine; two sisters, Carole Wakem of Scarborough, Maine, and Nancy Mason of Gray, Maine; six grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends will honor and celebrate Harry's life by gathering for calling hours at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, 233 Lawrence Street, Methuen, on Tuesday, October 8, from 4 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested, in Harry's honor, memorial contributions be made to Amedisys Hospice of Londonderry, 1 E Commons Drive, Unit 33, Londonderry, NH 03053, or to the charity of one's choice.
For directions, or to send condolences to Harry's family, please visit www.pollardfuneralhome.com. The Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral is honored to serve the Milliken family.