William R. (Bill) Miller, 82, of Warren, PA, died Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at St.Vincent Health Care Center, Erie, PA after a brief illness. He was born March 19, 1930 in Patton (Cambria Co.), PA to the late William and Laura Delpierre Miller.
He has resided in Warren since 1961, moving here from Patton, PA. 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 Masters 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, retiring in 1990. He was a member of Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, where he served as an usher. He was a member of the Warren Knight of Columbus Council, Warren Eagles Lodge, Warren Elks Lodge, American Legion Post 135. He was a member and past president of PASR and the Warren Lions Club. He was a longtime community volunteer with the Warren Bike Trail, Warren YMCA, and the Warren office of the Veterans Clinic.
He is survived by his wife, Donna Healy Miller, whom he married August 20, 1955 at St. Mary's Church, Patton, PA, 3 Children Glenn Miller and wife, Linda of Flower Mound, TX, Michelle Marion and husband, Cole of Warren, PA, Cindy Strachan and husband, Granville of Harrisburg, PA, 2 Brothers Ronald Miller of Ebensburg, PA, Melvin Miller of Stone Mountain, GA, 1 Sister Sally Mullin of Newark, DE, 4 Grandchildren Caitlin and Ryan Miller, both of Flower Mound, TX, James and Stephen Marion, both of Warren, PA, and several nieces and nephews also survive. Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA, on Friday, November 23, 2012 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted Saturday, November 24, 2012 at 3:00 P.M. at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church with Fr. James Gutting, Pastor, officiating. Entombment will be in the Mausoleum of the Resurrection in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery, where full military honors will be conducted by members of the U.S. Navy and the Sheffield/Clarendon V.F.W. Funeral Detail. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made through the Holy Redeemer Church Building Fund, 11 Russell Street, Warren, PA 16365. Email condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com.