September 6, 1953 - July 16, 2018
Colonie- Dr. Jeanne Marie Millett, 64, a resident of Albany, New York, passed away peacefully in her home on Monday, July 16, 2018, surrounded by her family and beloved dog Seamas. Jeanne was born on September 6, 1953, in Springfield, Massachusetts. She graduated from Cathedral High School in 1971. She received her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Russell Sage College and went on to obtain her Nurse Practitioner degree from SUNY-Binghamton and her doctorate in program design and evaluation from Syracuse University in 1984. Jeanne was a dedicated and loving mother, sister, aunt and friend. She enjoyed spending time with her son and daughter-in-law, her dog, and her loving network of neighbors and friends. Her thoughtfulness, kindness, and wit were a shining light to all who knew her. Jeanne served the greater Albany area for over 40 years. A lifelong caregiver, Jeanne’s work ethic and commitment to the field of nursing was unparalleled. Some of her many accomplishments include winning the 2014 Nurse Practitioner of the year for the Capital Region, serving as a founding member of the Albany County Medical Reserve Corps, and being honored for her lobbying efforts in support of the bicycle safety helmet law by the New York State legislature. Jeanne was a successful entrepreneur and owner of her own Psychiatry practice. She served her community in a variety of volunteer positions, and was active in her church community at St. Pius X. She is survived by her beloved son, Sean T. Smith, and his wife, Billie Jo Smith, and her siblings, Thomas J. Millet (Ann), Mary Millett Pollock, and Anne E. Millett. Also surviving her are her beloved nieces and nephews: Valerie Payes, Stephanie Pollock (goddaughter), Alex Payes, Kimberly Jeanne Pollock, July Millett, Lindsay Pollock, and Christopher Millett, as well as many beloved cousins and countless dear friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas D. and Jeanne Marie Millett. Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Jeanne’s family on Friday, July 20, 2018 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm in the McVeigh Funeral Home, 208 North Allen Street, Albany. A Memorial Mass for Jeanne will be celebrated on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 10:00 am at St. Pius X Church, Loudonville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Millett Family Nurse Practitioner Assistance Fund, Albany Medical Center Foundation 43 New Scotland Avenue, MC 119 Albany, NY 12208.
Colonie- Dr. Jeanne Marie Millett, 64, a resident of Albany, New York, passed away peacefully in her home on Monday, July 16, 2018, surrounded by her family and beloved dog Seamas. Jeanne was born on September 6, 1953, in Springfield, Massachusetts.... View Obituary & Service Information
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