Leslie "Jerry" Mills, 75, of Fairfield, husband of the late Helen A. Mills, died Dec. 22, 2009.

Born in Bridgeport to the late Edward and Maud Mills, he was a lifelong area resident.

He is survived by his brother, Robert Mills of Dallas, Texas; and cousins, Ann Avery of Westport and Connie Sargent of Fairfield.

Friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Friday, April 2, at 4 p.m. at the Southport Congregational Church; interment will follow in the church's memorial gardens.

The Shaughnessey Banks Funeral Home, 50 Reef Road, Fairfield, is in charge of the arrangements. To send an online condolence, visit www.shaughnesseybanksfuneralhome.com