NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Rainelle Roswell-McMillan, 63, of 190 East Quincy St. died Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014, at Williamstown Commons.
Born in Adams on Sept. 14, 1950, daughter of Marcell and Rina Jasinski Roswell, she attended Adams schools and graduated from the former Adams High School with the class of 1969.
An Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War, she served for four years and was the first woman air traffic controller at the base in Plattsburgh, N.Y.
Mrs. Roswell-McMillan was employed by the former Sprague Electric Co.
She was a member of the Vietnam Veterans of America. She enjoyed reading and crossword puzzles and was an animal lover.
Her husband, Robert A. McMillan, whom she married on Jan. 13, 1979, died on Aug. 26, 2007.
She leaves a son, Devin McMillan of East Wareham; a daughter, Victoria Myers of Hutto, Texas; a brother, Ronald Roswell of Adams; three sisters, Candice Warren of Pittsfield, Rhonda Burdick of Woodford, Vt., and Rissa Sawyer of Adams; three grandchildren, Kathleen, Cadence and Ellieana, and nieces and nephews.
Her brother Randolph Roswell is deceased.
FUNERAL NOTICE — Calling hours for Mrs. Roswell-McMillan will be held Sunday, Sept. 14, from 1 to 3 at Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals, Central Chapels, 74 Marshall St. North Adams. Burial will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to HospiceCare of the Berkshires or the Berkshire Humane Society in care of the funeral home.
Her family wants to thank everyone at HospiceCare and Williamstown Commons for their support in her final days.
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