Michael J. Mills

September 8, 2013

Mills, Michael Obituary

Michael John Mills of Alexandria, VA, passed away suddenly on Sunday, September 8, at the age of 42.

Michael is survived by his wife Kristine, and sons Gabriel, age 11, and Zachary, age 9. Michael was a loving husband, father and friend to all he met. Michael is also survived by his parents, Judy and Don Mills, brothers Matthew (Lisa) and Martin (Robin), nephews Kelson and Sawyer, and nieces Mackenzie, Ruby and Bailey in Washington and in-laws Jackie and Dan Fromm, sister-in-law Rochelle McLetchie, niece Larissa and nephew Patrick in Michigan.

Michael was born and raised in Vaughn, WA, attended Peninsula High School, the University of Washington and received his Ph.D. from Northwestern University. He worked at the Naval Research Lab in Washington, D.C. and then continued his career with the Mitre Corporation. Michael was a lifetime outdoorsman, enjoying swimming, hiking, camping and biking. He was involved with the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club, the Lincolnia Park Civic Association, and the Lincolnia Park Recreation Club. He was a Life Scout and was very active with his sons in the Boy Scouts. He enjoyed working with his sons on their new hobby of amateur rockets.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: the American Heart Association or contact Jana Hollis at jana@jchollis.com for contributions to an educational fund for Gabriel and Zachary.

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September 12, 2013
4-8 p.m.

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Fairfax Memorial Funeral Home

9902 Braddock Road
Fairfax, VA 22032
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September 13, 2013
10 a.m.

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9902 Braddock Road
Fairfax, VA 22032
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