The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Obituaries

November 22, 2012

William R. Miller

WARREN, PA. — MILLER – William R. “Bill,” 82, Warren, Pa., died Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, at St. Vincent Health Care Center, Erie, Pa., after a brief illness. Born March 19, 1930, in Patton, Cambria County, to the late William and Laura Delpierre Miller. He had resided in Warren since 1961, having moved from Patton. He was a 1948 graduate of Patton High School. He had served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War as a petty officer 3rd Class. He earned two master’s degrees from the University of Pennsylvania in biology and education. He was employed with the Warren County School District as a school administrator for 30 years, having retired in 1990. Member of Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church, where he served as an usher; Warren Knights of Columbus Council; Warren Eagles Lodge; Warren Elks Lodge; and American Legion Post 135. Member and past president of PASR and Warren Lions Club. He was a longtime community volunteer with the Warren Bike Trail, Warren YMCA and the Warren office of the Veterans Clinic. Survived by wife, Donna Healy Miller, whom he married Aug. 20, 1955, at St. Mary’s Church, Patton; children, Glenn Miller, and wife, Linda, Flower Mound, Texas; Michelle Marion, and husband, Cole, Warren, Pa.; and Cindy Strachan, and husband, Granville, Harrisburg, Pa.; brothers, Ronald  Miller, Ebensburg; and Melvin Miller, Stone Mountain, Ga.; sister, Sally Mullin, Newark, Del.; grandchildren, Caitlin and Ryan Miller, both of Flower Mound, Texas; and James and Stephen Marion, both of Warren, Pa.; and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23, at Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home Inc., 304 E. St., Warren. Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, at Holy Redeemer Roman Catholic Church, Father James Gutting, pastor, officiating. Entombment, Mausoleum of the Resurrection in St. Joseph Roman Catholic Cemetery, where full military honors will be conducted by members of the U.S. Navy and Sheffield-Clarendon VFW Funeral Detail. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made through Holy Redeemer Church Building Fund, 11 Russell St., Warren, Pa. 16365. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com.

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