- Local Guide
Eunice S. Miller, 97, Mahaffey, passed away Friday, Dec. 10, 2010, at Mahoning Riverside Manor, Punxsutawney.
She was born Dec. 19, 1912, in Westover, a daughter of the late William L. and Martha (Rainey) Smith.
Mrs. Miller was married to Dr. D. Edgar Miller, who preceded her in death Dec. 21, 1990.
She assisted her husband who practiced dentistry in Mahaffey by scheduling appointments and assisted him in dental exams of students in the various school districts.
Mrs. Miller was very active in the Eastern Star; a member of the First United Methodist Church, Punxsutawney, directed the church choir in Mahaffey; and played piano and organ.
She was active in her church and a mission supporter; traveled to many countries in the world either through the mission association or with her husband with the organization of Flying Dentists.
She enjoyed having fun with her family and they will miss her wit.
Surviving relatives include two sons, David Eddie Miller and wife Verla of Mahaffey, and Dr. Culver W. Miller, DDS, and wife Janet of Lynchburg, Va.; three daughters, Gayle Stewart of Hummelstown, Ellon Moore of Mahaffey, and Esther Chapman and husband Dan of Shelocta; 17 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Karl Miller; three sisters, Bess Markle, Ethel Dunbar and Eileen Patrick; and four brothers, Francis, Wray, Clair and Claude Smith.
Friends will be received from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010, at the First United Methodist Church, Punxsutawney.
A funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010, at the First United Methodist Church, Punxsutawney, with Pastor Jim Pond officiating.
Interment will be at Crown Crest Cemetery, Clearfield.
The family has suggested that memorials be made to the First United Methodist Church Latin American Missions.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Deeley Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.