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Sept. 24, 1955 – Aug. 6, 2013

Millie A. Tollar, a Wegmans employee for nearly 23 years, died Tuesday n Mercy Hospital in South Buffalo after a long illness. She was 57.

A native of Altoona, Pa., she graduated from Altoona Area High School and was a graduate of the University at Buffalo with a degree in personnel management.

Mrs. Tollar served in the U.S. Army in Nuremburg, Germany, from 1974 to 1977, where she met her husband, Peter.

Mrs. Tollar started working at the Wegmans store in West Seneca. About 10 years ago, she transferred to the Wegmans on McKinley Parkway, where she worked as manager of the service desk. She earned employee of the month awards several times throughout her career. An avid reader, Mrs. Tollar often finished novels in a single day and completed every crossword puzzle she started, according to her family. She enjoyed vacationing at Myrtle Beach with her family and was also the doting owner of two rescued pit bulls and a cat.

Survivors include her husband of nearly 26 years, Peter; two daughters, Rachel and Meaghan; her mother, Bertha Boyles; and a brother, Raymond Nebelski.

A memorial service will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. today in the Lombardo Funeral Home, 3060 Abbott Road, Orchard Park.