- Local Guide
Marilyn J. Siar, 83, Summerville, formerly of Punxsutawney, died Saturday, April 21, 2012, at Jefferson Manor in Brookville.
She was born Jan. 27, 1929, in Knox Dale, a daughter of the late William and Grace (McKnabb) Miller.
Oct. 4, 1947, she married Summers B. Siar, who survives.
Mrs. Siar was a graduate of Brookville High School.
She was a housewife and enjoyed puzzles, sightseeing, flea markets, playing cards and her grandchildren.
She was of the Methodist faith.
In addition to her husband, surviving relatives include a son, Richard Siar and wife Marsha of Waterford; a daughter, Mona Giles and companion Don Kitchen of Summerville; two brothers, David Miller and wife Gerry of Brookville and Ronald Miller and wife Jean of Knox Dale; a sister, Kay Akerly of DuBois; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers, William Miller Jr., Robert Miller, Joseph Miller and Lawrence Miller; and three sisters, Virginia Darr, Anna Thompson and Hope Spangler.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at the Furlong Funeral Home, corner of Broad Street and First Avenue, Summerville.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, April 26, 2012, at the funeral home with Pastor Les Hutchins of the Knox Dale United Methodist Church officiating.
Interment will be at the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Knox Township, Jefferson County.