Posted by on May 12, 2019 12:51 am

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Albert N. “Bob” Miller Sr., 82, of Ashland, passed away Tuesday, May 7th, at the Shamokin Geisinger Community Hospital, Coal Township.

Born in Ashland, August 7, 1936, he was the son of the late Albert and Dezna Weikel Miller.

He was a graduate of the former Ashland High School, and served with the U.S. Army in the Korean Conflict.

After his military service, he was employed as a coal miner with the Gilberton Coal Company, Gilberton, and lastly for the B and D Coal Company of Mt. Carmel until his retirement.

He was a former member of the Simpson United Methodist Church, Gordon.

Preceding him in death was his wife, Ella “Dolly” Powel Miller, passing in November of 2011, and also sisters Ruth Alsop and Jean Pennypacker.

Survivors are a son, Albert Miller Jr. and his wife Judy, Ashland; two sisters, Linda, wife of John Hornberger, Gordon, and Sandy Neiswinder, Gordon; a brother, Nicholas Miller and his wife Kathy, Cleveland, Ohio; grandchildren, Albert Miller III, Katie Michelli, Eric Henderson, Jessie Pritsch, and Joseph Rapertis and nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a graveside funeral service with military honors, Saturday, May 18th, at 1 PM, in the Citizen’s Cemetery, Lavelle.

Officiating will be Rev. Dennis Snyder, pastor of the Bethany Evangelical Church, Ashland.

The Richard W. Fritz Funeral Home, Ashland, is in charge of arrangements.

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