George Miller of Napanoch, NY, passed away on Friday, February 15, 2013 at the Ellenville Hospital. He was 79 years old. George was born on March 8, 1933 in Ellenville; he was the son of the late Henry C. and Tessa (Avery) Miller.
George had served his country in the United States Air Force.
George had retired from the NYS Department of Corrections in Wallkill, working as a Heavy Equipment Operator and he was the Maintenance Supervisor. He was a self-employed entrepreneur doing construction work of all kinds, and many years ago was a lineman with Ellenville TV.
On June 9, 1956 George married Shirley Distel at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ellenville. Shirley had passed away in 2012.
George is survived by his sons; Wayne Miller and his fiancé Betty Lively of Accord, and Glen Miller of Napanoch. His brother Paul Miller of North Carolina and his sister Irene Whaley of New Jersey. His brother-in-law Bernard Distel Jr. and his wife Betty of Napanoch, and brother-in-law Richard Flickman of Wurtsboro, and many nieces, nephews and friends.
George was predeceased by his only grandson Jason Michael Miller and his 5 brothers and 2 sisters.
George’s family would like to thank his neighbors for all their help given over the past years.
Visiting will be held on Tuesday, February 19th from 11am – 12pm at Loucks Funeral Home, 79 N. Main St., Ellenville, NY. A graveside service will immediately follow at Fantinekill Cemetery.