The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


September 23, 2013

Charles E. Miller

JOHNSTOWN — MILLER – Charles E., 91, Johnstown, died Sept. 21, 2013, at Allegheny Lutheran Home. Born May 25, 1922, in Johnstown, son of the late William H. and Edith (Conley) Miller and William and Catherine Barnitz. Preceded in death by wife of 65 years, Eda Mae Miller; brother, George Miller; sister, Ruth Miller; brothers, Charles and Tom Barnitz; and son-in-law, James F. Lease III. Survived by daughters, Charlene Lease, Johnstown; Elsie, married to Dr. Roger Blough, Herndon, Va.; and Ethel, married to Chris Sciullo, Johnstown; grandchildren, Brian Empfield; and Kristi, married to Joseph Moore, all of Johnstown; Chris Sciullo, and girlfriend, Rachel Ragozzino, Pittsburgh; and Christopher Blough, Los Angeles, Calif.; and great-grandchildren, Erin and Keagan. Also survived by sisters, Mary Wagner and Helen Gindlesperger; and sister-in-law, Forestine Hagerty; also numerous nieces and nephews. Member of First Christian Church, where he was an elder. Charles worked as a machinist for Penn Machine Co., was a World War II U.S. Air Force veteran, having served in China, Bermuda and India. Also a member of F&AM Cambria Lodge 278 and an ex-CBI roundup. At the request of the deceased, there will be no viewing. Friends are invited to a memorial service at 3 p.m. Oct. 5 at First Christian Church, the Rev. Dr. James Devorek, officiating. Private inurnment will be held at Grandview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donation be made to Allegheny Lutheran Home, 807 Goucher St., Johnstown, Pa. 15905. Arrangements are in the care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., 146 Chandler Ave., exclusive provider of “Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be made at

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