The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Obituaries

May 10, 2013

M. Evelyn Miller

MUNCY, PA. — MILLER – M. Evelyn, 94, Muncy, Pa., formerly of Johnstown, passed away May 9, 2013, at Muncy Valley Skilled Nursing Unit. Born July 14, 1918, in Summerhill, daughter of Eugene C. and Hazel V. (Mervine) Boland. Preceded in death by parents; first husband, Frederick T. Gilmour Jr.; second husband, Anthony W. Miller; sister, Linda J. (Boland) Roberts, Sivatko; and nephews, Kevin and Kim Bissonette. Survived by sons, Frederick T. Gilmour III, married to Dr. Davie J. (Saxton) Gilmour, Montoursville; and Scott C. Gilmour, married to Aurora (Murillo) Gilmour, Johnstown; sister, Shirli (Boland) Bissonette, Johnstown; grandchildren, C. Shaun Gilmour, Los Angeles, Calif.; Ryan Gilmour, Blackhawk, Colo.; stepchildren, James E. Miller, New Jersey; and Suzanne Miller, Greensburg; stepgrandchildren, Stacey Zometsky, Johnstown; Kelly Alexander, Maryland; Erin Pierce, Maryland; Melissa Kiger, Delaware; and Anthony Miller, New Jersey; nieces, Leslie Downerd, Ohio; and Vicki Baurys, Aristas, Pa.; and numerous grandnieces and -nephews and great-grandchildren. Evelyn was a longtime former employee of Glosser Bros., where she served as a sales clerk, bookkeeper and personal shopper. She was the first local female agent for Prudential Insurance Co. during World War II, having received ration stamps for shoes because she walked her debit. She was last employed as the financial secretary of Westmont Presbyterian Church. She graduated from Johnstown High School in 1936. She was a longtime member of Westmont Presbyterian Church and a former deacon. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday and from 9 a.m. until the hour of service at 10 a.m. Monday at John Henderson Co. Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave., the Rev. Dr. William N. Jackson, officiating. Interment, Grandview Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Memorial Fund of Westmont Presbyterian Church, Johnstown or to the Scholarship Fund at Pennsylvania College of Technology Foundation, Williamsport.

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