Elizabeth E. ‘Betty’ Miller

MILLERSTOWN – Elizabeth E. “Betty” Miller, 83, of Millerstown, died at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at the Stonebridge Health and Rehabilitation Center, Duncannon.

Born on Oct. 14, 1929, in Fayette Township, Juniata County, she was a daughter of the late North S. and Myrtle (Strawser) Shelley. On Nov. 8, 1950, she married her husband, Clarence J. “Jake” Miller, with whom she shared nearly 45 years of marriage before he preceded her in death on Sept. 2, 1995.

She is survived by: one daughter, Deborah M. Davidson and husband, Andy, of Millerstown; two brothers, Robert Shelly and wife, Barbara, of Thompsontown, and Ray Shelley, of McAlisterville; a sister-in-law, Beatrice Wilson, of the Locust Grove Retirement Village, Mifflin; one granddaughter, Carla Wright and husband, Loren, of Millerstown; and she leaves behind one great-granddaughter, Cassie Wright.

One sister, Lois Sausser, and two brothers, William Shelley and Nevin Shelley, preceded her in death.

Betty was a member of the McAlisterville United Methodist Church, attended St. John Barner’s Lutheran Church, Liverpool, and she was a volunteer for the Juniata Meals on Wheels.

Mrs. Miller retired as a seamstress and had worked at the McAlisterville Shirt Factory, Lyons Fashions and L. Shellenberger and Sons.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at the Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 111 Westfall St., McAlisterville, with the Revs. Edward D’Agostino and Peter H. Kuebler officiating. Interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery, McAlisterville.

Viewing will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home.

For those that wish, memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Miller’s memory to the McAlisterville United Methodist Church, c/o Nancy Helwig, 179 Musser Road, McAlisterville, PA 17049.

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