Claude J. Millen, 66, of Mill Street., died Saturday at the Samaritan Medical Center after being stricken at his home.

Mr. Millen was born July 1, 1946 in Utica, NY the son of the late Claude C. and Florence E.( Jarvis) Millen. He was graduate of Utica Free Academy and later attained his Associates Degree from Jefferson Community College in 2009. Mr. Millen was a machinist for Precisionmatics in West Winfield, NY before retiring.

He married Rosemarie Johnson January 23, 1998 in Herkimer, NY.

Mr. Millen was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Watertown. He enjoyed fishing, camping canvas work, his family and his kitty.

Surviving besides his wife Rosemarie are two stepchildren, Melissa Cranney, Watertown and Arthur Anthony Cranney, Utica.

There are no calling hours or funeral.

Arrangements are with the Reed & Benoit Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at