Mildred  McKim
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Obituary for Mildred McKim

Mildred   McKim
Mildred “Millie” (nee Donkin) McKim – Age 89, Old Barns, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 13, 2023, in Colchester East Hants Health Centre, Truro. Born May 14, 1934, in Fenwick, NS, daughter of the late Henry and Carrie (Dickinson) Donkin.

Predeceased by her husband, LeMoyne (1998); her brothers, Gordon (Hilda), Ralph (Helen), Sherman (Catherine), Paul (Bernice), and Keith (Audrey); her sister, Mary Dodsworth (Earl), and her grandson, Scott Withrow. She was also predeceased by her nephews, Richard Donkin, Eric Donkin, and Carman Dodsworth.
Survived by her children, Paula (Steve) Withrow, Greg (Josselyn) McKim, Meredith (John) Taylor and Margie McKim; grandmother of Kari (Matt), Whitney, Jeremy, Ashley, Emily, and Hannah; great-grandmother of Breigh and Malachi.

Millie was happiest surrounded by her family and friends in Old Barns and at the family cottage at Cold Spring Head. She worked as a bookkeeper/accountant for several companies in Truro and area. Millie was a founding member of the Clifton Community Seniors Association and an active volunteer. She received the Provincial Volunteer Award and the Clifton District of Agriculture Community Service Award. Millie was an ardent supporter of Clifton United Church in Old Barns, a member of the U.C.W. and the Old Barns Progressive Club.

Special thanks to the staff of the Palliative Care Unit, Colchester East Hants Health Centre and Cedarstone Enhanced Care, Purdy Lane staff.

You are invited to join the family on Thursday, September 21st in Colchester Community Funeral Home, 512 Willow Street, Truro, NS to celebrate Millie. Visitation at 1pm until time of Funeral Service at 2pm, reception to follow. Burial will take place on Friday, September 22nd at 11am in Old Barns Cemetery. Live webcasting will begin at 1:58pm (AST) and is available along with online condolences by visiting

Millie was an inspiration to everyone she met but especially to her family and friends.
“Each day was a new adventure.”

In lieu of flowers, donations in Millie’s memory may be made to CEHHC “We Care About Cancer” or Diabetes Canada.