SOMERSET — MILLER – Ralph L., 95, Somerset, formerly of Boswell, died March 24, 2013, at In-Touch Hospice House, Somerset. Born July 11, 1917, in Boswell, son of Jacob F. and Stella (Barton) Miller. Preceded in death by parents; wife of 72 years, Florence L. (Berkey) Miller, on Jan. 20, 2013; infant daughter, Donna Dolores Miller; two infant sisters; an infant brother; brothers, William and Charles; and sisters Louise Persuhn, Catherine Fleegle, Margaret Baroni and Beulah Fleegle. Survived by sons, Wayne, married to Donna (Bird), Madison Heights, Mich.; Larry, married to Mae (Varner) Hooversville; and Donald, married to Ruby (Hoffman), Somerset; grandchildren, Troy, Todd, Tonya, Chadd, Ginger and Patricia; five great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. A 1934 graduate of Boswell High School. A U.S. Army Air Force veteran of World War II, having served as a sergeant with the 672nd Bombardment Squadron, 417th Bombardment Group and 5th Army Air Force as a top turret gunner on an A20 bomber. Member of Boswell Area Historical Society, Shutterbug Camera Club and Boswell Church of God, where he served as Sunday school superintendent and teacher, was trustee for many years, clerk and treasurer for six years and also performed mission work. He also was the oldest living member of the Church of God in Pennsylvania. He was a mail carrier and retired Pattern Maker for former Johnstown Works, U.S. Steel Corp. with 36 1/2 years of service. Ralph enjoyed fishing, hunting, golfing, word puzzles, painting and World War II aviation. He also was a volunteer for Boswell Food Pantry for 19 years. Viewing will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Hoffman Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 409 Main St., Boswell. Viewing also will be held from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. Thursday at Boswell Church of God, Pastor David McGinnis, presiding. Interment, Friedens Lutheran Cemetery. Military honors by Somerset Honor Guard. To express condolences, make a donation, light a candle or order flowers, visit HoffmanFuneralHomes.com.
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