Janet McMillan

  • Born: August 10, 1959
  • Died: March 25, 2020
  • Location: Bronx, New York

Pelham Funeral Home

64 Lincoln Ave
Pelham, NY 10803

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Tribute & Message From The Family

Janet truly dedicated her life to serving others.

Janet McMillan of Bronx NY passed away in March 25th 2020. She was 60 years old. An immigrant from Dominican Republic, Janet was one of five children. She moved to New York with her family when she was a young girl. The family lived in Washington Heights.

Janet attended Boricua College because she had a passion for learning and helping people. At the age of 21 Janet would would enlist in the United States Army and proudly serve her country. She served for almost 40 years before retiring as Sergeant First Class. She traveled throughout the world helping and giving back to rural communities. She was a woman of God and established a Christian Ministry in Dominican Republic. She truly dedicated her life to serving others.

In her spare time, Janet loved to run, walk, dance and write poetry. She loved dancing Zumba with her daughters, reading the scriptures and helping those that needed help. Janet will be remembered as a smart, loving, funny, strong and active person. She liked to march to the beat of her own drum.

Janet is survived by her children Gabriela Suarez (Brandon Romeo-Diggs), Angelina Suarez-Popplewell (Terrance Popplewell), Maurice McMillan, Devin McMillan, Mia McMillan. She will be missed by her 3 grandchildren; Kenneth, Jacob and Justin as well as her three sisters; Dominga Amparo, Bebely and Ailyn. She is predeceased by her parents Gabriel and Ana Garcia and her sister Gabriela. She will be missed by her many cousin, nieces, nephews and everyone she knew.

A private celebration of Janets life will be held at the Pelham Funeral Home. For more information or to leave a condolence please visit www.pelhamfuneral.com.

Condolence & Memory Journal

I send you my sincerest condolences on the loss of Janet. I knew Janet as a Soldier. One who epitomizes courage and compassion. I last spoke with Janet while I was in Afghanistan..oh how she encouraged me. May God ease your pain and sorrow.

Posted by SGM (R) Sharon Williams - Varina, VA - Friend   April 29, 2020

My condolences to the family! Janet was Loving humble person always praising God! Mi Pana, Mi Coro it seems like yesterday when we both we sharing stories over the phone! Will for ever keep you in my thoughts!

Posted by Rosie Pinkerton - Williamsburg, VA - Coworker   March 28, 2020

I served with Janet at her last duty assignment before she retired. She was a loving person, who loved the Lord and her family. She will be truly missed. I love you Janet until we meet again.

Posted by ALEKA BELL - RICHMOND, VA - Served in the Military together   March 28, 2020

For God is not unrighteous to forget your labor of love. With prayers and love to the family. Janet was a remarkable woman. A strong woman with great faith in God and love for his people. What an honor to have been able to know her. My sister and friend. -Kenneth, Rogette, Ebony, Tanisha and Jr, DE March 28, 2020

Posted by Rogette McMillan - Delaware, DE - Family   March 28, 2020

My deepest condolences to the family. Your loved one was a great person.

Posted by Lessie Shanks - Richmond, VA - Served in the Military together   March 28, 2020

I'm sad to hear. She was an angel on earth.

Posted by Evans Vielle - York, PA - Coworker   March 28, 2020


To the Children and Family of SFC (Ret) Janet McMillian, "Soldier in God's Kingdom" for Eternal Life, was her final roll call. Please accept my sincerest condolences and know that God's plan was to call her home. The loss can feel immeasurable, but so can the love that's left behind. May you be comforted by the outpouring of love surrounding you. Someone so special can never be forgotten.

SGM(Ret) Danette Bailey

Posted by Danette Bailey - Chester, VA - Coworker   March 27, 2020

Janet, you are the best friend anyone could hope for in life and I will always keep you in my prayers until we meet again. Your friend forever, Blue, Michael.

Posted by Michael Blue - Newport News, VA - Served in the Military together   March 27, 2020

My prayers and condolences go out to the family doing this time of bereavement. My God give each of you the strength to endure this lost of life.

MSG(Ret) Brenda Dabney

Posted by Brenda Dabney - Richmond, VA - Served in the Military together   March 27, 2020

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