August 2, 1923 ~ January 13, 2021

Born in: Southington, CT
Resided in: Castleton-on-Hudson, NY

Carmela M. Mills, 97, of Castleton, NY (formerly of Pittsfield, MA) died January 13, 2021 due to complications of Covid-19. She was born August 2, 1923 in Southington, CT, the daughter of the late Anthony and Rose (Musto) Dascoli. Carmela was the widow of Ralph G. Mills. Carmela retired after 14 years as a Switchboard Operator/Receptionist and Cashier at Hellawell Car Country and Shake Automobile Dealerships in MA. She is survived by her niece Roseann Aszklar Vye (Gerald), 2 great-nieces; Samantha Ayala (Anthony) and Jacklyn Martin (Jared), 1 great-great niece, and 5 great-great nephews who were like the grandchildren Carmela never had, all of Castleton, NY. Also survived by three nephews; Frank Aszklar, Anthony Aszklar (Jessica), and Richard Aszklar (Elaine), and 2 great-nieces, 2 great-nephews, 3 great-great nieces, and 1 great-great nephew, all of Connecticut. Carmela was predeceased by her sister, Anna Aszklar (Frank), and 2 great-great nephews, also of Connecticut.
Carmela’s Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Spring of 2021 at St. Thomas Church in Southington, CT at a date and time to be announced. Burial will follow at St Thomas Cemetery. Arrangements in care of Beecher & Bennett Funeral Home, Hamden, CT.

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  1. Our deepest condolences for the loss of your aunt. We enjoyed talking with your aunt at the many events over the years at your house. She was very special to you and your family.

  2. Everytime I see your picture and hear your name, my sadness grabs me by the heart. Tony and I, along with our children, Andrea and Anthony spent many days and years being with you and Uncle Ralph. Your love for all was heartwarming and I had many talks with you. My only regret was being away from you so long after Tony and I divorced. But I did, at least, get to see you when Amelia was born. I also treasure the photo I took of you with Mikey, who also left us to be with GOD. Forever will remember. Much love.

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