Eleanor M. Miller
Eleanor M. Miller, 91, of Tyrone, PA and formerly of Sandy Ridge, PA died on Thursday, September 25, 2014 at UPMC in Altoona, PA.
Born on June 9, 1923 in Osceola Mills, she was the daughter of the late Patrick & Ella (Poorman) Murphy. She married Eugene H. “Dick” Miller on February 2, 1942 at Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Philipsburg, PA; he preceded her in death on November 5, 2001.
Mrs. Miller was a member of Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Philipsburg, PA. She had been employed with the the General State Authority in State College until retiring. She was a graduate and valedictorian of the Osceola Mills High School, class of 1941.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by: four infant children; three brothers, Edward, John & James Murphy; and two sisters, Dorothy Kephart and Kathryn Christoff. She was the last of her generation.
Mrs. Miller is survived by: her adopted granddaughter, Amy Carnahan of Bellefonte, PA; two sisters-in-law, Jane “Clip” Shuey and Marg Jessop; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 at Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church in Philipsburg, PA, with Rev. Robert J. Kelly celebrant. Burial will be at the Philipsburg Cemetery in Philipsburg, PA.
There will be no public visitation. Arrangements are under the direction of the Beezer-Heath Funeral Home in Philipsburg, PA.
Memorial contributions may be made to:
Saints Peter & Paul Catholic Church
400 South Fourth Street
Philipsburg, PA 16866
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church
Sandy Ridge, PA 16667
Friends may sign the guestbook at beezerheathfh.com.