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Mildred G. Ness (Gittleman)
Rochester: Millie completed her life on September 19, 2022 at age 101 and a half. She was predeceased by her husband, Julius; parents, Harry and Rose Gittleman; brother Irwin Gittleman and sister Phyllis Rottenberg. She is survived by her sons, Paul (Pamela Miller) Ness, David (Roberta Bergman) Ness; grandchildren, Joel Bergman Ness and Sara Bergman Ness; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Millie had a long and distinguished career as a teacher and principal in the Rochester City School District, and following that as adjunct professor at Brockport in administrative practice. She was active in Osher and the Rochester Philharmonic League, and she loved to travel, play the piano and bridge.
A Celebration of her Life will be held on October 19 at 2 pm at The Parks Room at St. John’s Meadows Chestnut Court, 1 Johnsarbor Drive West. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to The Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra Education Fund, 255 East Ave., Rochester, NY 14604 Donate Online