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Schuylkill County Obituaries

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Alan Miller, 82 – Nationally Ranked Bridge Player

Alan Eugene Miller, 82, of Woodbridge, Connecticut and formerly of Hometown, New York, and Florida, died on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 in Connecticut.

He was the husband of the late Dorothy L. (nee Brown) Miller who died January 21, 2004.

Born in Lehighton on February 2, 1938, Al was a son of the late Eugene A. and Helen (nee DePuy) Miller.

A 1955 graduate of Lehighton High School, he attended the United States Armed Forces Institute at the University of Maryland for 2 years.

Al served in the Army from 1957-1960.

He worked in systems programing at IBM in Poughkeepsie, NY for 25 years, retiring in 1993.

Al volunteered as a tax preparer for AARP.

A member of a Bridge Club, he was nationally ranked in the Bridge Society. Al loved to do puzzles, spend time in his garden, and was an avid horseshoes player.

He is survived by sons, Alan E. Miller, Jr. of Cumming, GA, James E. Miller of Naugatuck, CT, and Keith Miller of Suffern, NY; 6 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; brother, Gary Miller of FL; and numerous in-laws, nephews, and nieces living in PA. He was also predeceased by a sister, Marilyn Smith.

Memorial services will be held at a later date. Memorials in Alan’s name may be made to the Tamaqua Public Library, 30 South Railroad Street, Tamaqua, PA 18252.

Online condolences may be made at www.zgfuneralhome.com. Arrangements are being handled by the Zizelmann-Gulla Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Tamaqua.

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