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Olive Miller, 92 – GOP Committeewoman, PSU Football Fan

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Olive M. Miller, age 92, of Port Carbon, passed away Tuesday, February 11, 2020, at Schuylkill Center in Pottsville.

Born in Port Carbon, PA on April 16, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Burton E. and Mary E. (Paul) Cooper.

Olive was a graduate of Port Carbon Soldiers Memorial High School, Class of 1944. She worked as a medical secretary for her brother Dr. Harold Cooper in Schuylkill Haven for over 30 years. Olive was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Pottsville, a life member of the Eastern Star Cressona Chapter #367, and she was a Republican Committeewoman in Port Carbon for many years. She was huge fan of Penn State Football and loved attending the games.

She was the last surviving member of her immediate family, being preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 64 years Louis G. Miller on October 28, 2011, a son Barry L. Miller on April 15, 2017, two sisters: Betty M. Scheaffer and Ethel M. Kraft, and a brother Dr. Harold B. Cooper.

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Olive is survived by her daughter Barbara L Miller, Pottsville; daughter-in-law Debra J. Miller, Cressona; granddaughter Danielle J. Maxwell and her husband Lamiek, Pottsville; grandson Barry L. Miller and his wife Melissa, Williamsburg, VA; great grandson Hunter Miller, Williamsburg, VA; and nieces and nephews.

A Religious Service will be held at the Robert A. Evans Jr. Funeral Home, 208 Pike St. Port Carbon at 10:30AM on Saturday, February 15th, with Rev. Chris Rothharpt officiating.

Relatives and Friends are invited to a viewing on Saturday morning from 9-10:30 a.m. at the Funeral Home.

Interment will be held in the Schuylkill Memorial Park Cemetery in Schuylkill Haven.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church, Elevator Fund, 300 Arch Street, Pottsville, PA 17901

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Please send condolences to www.robertaevansjrfh.com.

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