Lisa M. Mills, 53

Lisa M. Mills, 53

LYNN — Lisa M. Mills, age 53, of Lynn, died unexpectedly at her home, where she was stricken ill, on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. She was the loving mother of Bobby Jay Mills.

A lifelong resident of Lynn, Lisa was the beloved daughter of the late Gail Frances (Godfrey) Mills and Robert James Mills and his wife Linda of Medford. She was a graduate of Lynn Vocational Technical Institute, Class of 1983 and had worked in area restaurants for many years.

Lisa was a devoted mother to her son Bobby Jay, who was the love of her life. Her life was centered on her entire family, especially her nieces and nephews who loved to spend time with her; she was a “Big Kid at Heart.”

In addition to her father and son, she is survived by her beloved brother and sisters, Cheryle Roy Mills of Swampscott, Robert James Mills Jr. and his wife Deborah of Lynn, and Susan Staples and her husband Richard of Belchertown; and her longtime companion and close friend Douglas Fowler of Boston; and many nieces and nephews. She was also the sister of her late beloved brother James Michael Mills of Lynn and the loving aunt of the late Jonathan “Jo” Roy.

Service information: A memorial service will be held for Lisa on Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the SOLIMINE Funeral Home, 426 Broadway (Route 129), Lynn. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours will be on Thursday from 3-7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. Directions and guestbook at

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