Friday, May 10, 2013
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Shirley L. Mills, age 85, passed away on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at Jackson Hospital in Miami, Fla. Shirley was born on Dec. 19, 1927, in Key West, Fla., the daughter of Harry and Annie Louise (Wilson) Lones.

She was a lifetime resident of Key West and a member of The Basilica of Saint Mary Star of the Sea. Shirley was a devoted and dedicated mother and wife.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Victor H. Mills, who passed away approximately 45 years ago, her brother, Harry Lones, and her nephew Stephen Esquinaldo.

She is survived by her two sons: Victor (Cindy) Mills of Key West and Bruce Mills, also of Key West; two sisters: Rose Esquinaldo and Mary Font, both of Key West; four grandchildren: Kristi Castaldo, Darren (Kristi Mills), Brian Mills, Bruce Mills Jr.: one great-grandchild, Natalie Castaldo; nieces: Wanda and Debbie; nephews: Michael, Timmy and Paul Esquinaldo.

The family will receive friends between 6 and 8 p.m. today, Friday, May 10, 2013, at the Dean Lopez Funeral Home chapel in Key West.

Funeral services and a funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 11, at The Basilica of Saint Mary Star of the Sea. Burial will follow at the Key West Cemetery. Dean Lopez is entrusted with all arrangements.