Laura V. Miller

Laura V. Miller, 98, a lifelong resident of Bradford, formerly of Nelson Avenue Apartments, passed away Saturday, September 12, 2020 at Bradford Ecumenical Home.

Born April 21, 1922 in Bradford, she was one of two daughters born to Nestor and Anna Marie (Johnson) Iverson. She was a 1940 graduate of Bradford High School.

On October 12, 1943, she enlisted in the United States Marine Corp. she was assigned to the Aviation Women’s Reserve Squadron-4 in San Diego California , where she achieved the rank of Sergeant. She was honorable discharged on December 14, 1945.

On July 26 1946 in Buffalo, NY she married Thomas "Dick" Miller who preceded her in death in 1981.

After the service Laura had been employed as a dental assistant in Buffalo. She returned to Bradford and worked at the YMCA, then worked for over 20 years for the Department of Public Assistance and retired as a caseworker supervisor in 1984.

She was a member of Emanuel Lutheran Evangelical Church and Dorcas Society.

Surviving are two sons, Tom Miller, of Bradford, and James (Nancy) Miller, of Olean, two grandchildren, Evan (Karyn) Miller and Anna (Ryan) McCormick, one nephew, William (Susan) Morris, two cousins, Jan (Bruce) Burkness, and Nan Nelson, and several great nieces and nephews.

Laura was preceded in death by her parents, husband, one sister, Eva (John) Rutherford, and one cousin, Donald (Betty) Nelson.

There will be no in person public services observed. Friends are invited to view virtually Laura's funeral services on Friday September 18, 2020, at 11:30 am, with Rev. Bruce Burkness Pastor of St. John’s Lutheran Church officiating. Members of the United States Marine Corp. will provide Military Honors at the conclusion of the funeral. Entombment will follow in Willow Dale Cemetery.

To stream her funeral log into www.hollenbeckcahill.com Entombment will follow in Willow Dale Cemetery.

Memorial contributions if desired may be made to: Futures Rehabilitation, Inc. 1 Future's Way Bradford, PA 16701.

Funeral arraignments are under the direction of Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc. 

Online condolences may be expressed at www.hollenbeckcahill.com

 

 

HOLLENBECK-CAHILL Funeral Home

33 South Avenue • Bradford, PA 16701

All Condolences -

Jim, my sincerest condolences to you, Tom and the rest of your family. I do have over 50 year old memories of your Mom when we were kids growing up. May she rest in peace.
— Mike Bond

Tom and family I am very sad to hear of your Mom''s passing. She was such a beautiful strong woman and I felt honored to know her. Please keep the fun loving memories close and she will always be with you all.
— Barb Burgess

Condolences

  • Jim, my sincerest condolences to you, Tom and the rest of your family. I do have over 50 year old memories of your Mom when we were kids growing up. May she rest in peace.

    — Mike Bond
  • Tom and family I am very sad to hear of your Mom''s passing. She was such a beautiful strong woman and I felt honored to know her. Please keep the fun loving memories close and she will always be with you all.

    — Barb Burgess