|Therese Mills - Newsday photo|
The family has asked the public to respect their privacy and allow them to celebrate the life of Mrs Mills and to grieve privately.
Mills died on New Year's Day. She was 85. Up to her death she was the Executive Chairman/CEO and Editor-in-Chief of Newsday.
She had three children: Michele, Suzanne, and Roger. She was the grandmother of Jerome and Yohance Simonette, Joshua and Amy Matthew, and Nicholas, Nathaniel and Noelle Mills.
She was the mother-in-law of Lucia Hunte and grandmother-in-law of Nadine Power-Simonette. She was also the great-grandmother of Adonai Simonette and Josiah Fields.
Mills is preceded in death by her parents Arthur Cyril Barratt and Alice Barratt. Marie-Therese was the sister of George Barratt (deceased), Marion Meyer, Trevor Barratt (deceased), Harold Barratt, and Anne Barratt-Martins.