THOMPSONTOWN - Arlene L. Miller, 85, of Thompsontown, (Greenwood Township), died on Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at her home.
Born on Aug. 15, 1927, in Fayette Township, Juniata County, she was a daughter of the late William and Emma (Snyder) Coldren. On Feb. 3, 1944, she married her surviving husband, Donald R. Miller, with whom she spent more than 68 years of marriage.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by: her children, Robert Miller and his wife, Carol, of Thompsontown, Patricia Davidson and her husband, Jeffery, of Henderson, Nev., Herbert Miller and his wife, Sue Ann, of Grantville, Linda Engle and her husband, Ralph, of Millerstown, and Gerald Miller and his wife, Leslie, of McAlisterville; two sisters, LaRue Barton, of Mifflintown, and Shirley Haubert, of Mount Pleasant Mills; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Arlene L. Miller
Preceding her in death were one son, Jackie Lee Miller, in infancy, and one sister, Bernice Nace.
Mrs. Miller was a member of the Richfield United Methodist Church, where she taught Sunday school for many years.
In earlier life, Arlene worked at the Willow Drive Restaurant, Richfield, the Richfield Shirt Factory and the Troup Brothers Store, Seven Stars.
Arlene was a homemaker most of her married life. She loved gardening and cooking wonderful meals for the family with whom she cherished spending time.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012, at the Richfield United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Vernon Shenberger officiating. Interment will be in the Richfield Union Cemetery.
A viewing will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. with the family present from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, at the Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 111 Westfall St., McAlisterville, and from 10 a.m. until the time of the service, Wednesday, at the church.
For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to the Richfield United Methodist Church, PO Box 206, Richfield, PA 17086.
Online tributes and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.brownfuneralhomesinc.com.