Margaret Milliken, 98

Fri, 11/15/2013 - 3:10pm

Margaret (Grimes) Millikin, 98, of Pilot Hill Road, Block Island, passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at home.

She was the wife of the late Charles E. Millikin. Born in Fall River, Mass., a daughter of the late William and Anne (McGuire) Grimes. She resided on Block Island for 94 years.

Margaret was a cook at the family-owned Grimes Inn for many years, which later became Smuggler’s and was also employed with Verizon. She was a communicant of St. Andrew Church and a member of the American Legion Post 36 Women’s Auxiliary.

She leaves a son, William E. Millikin, of Block Island; three grandchildren and six great grandchildren. She was the mother of the late John F. Millikin and sister of the late Jane Grimes.

Funeral Services will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Block Island Rescue Squad in her memory would be appreciated. Information and condolences, please visit: