Helen M. Miller
1920-2013 NEW LEBANON Helen M. Ham Miller, 92 formerly of West Street died on Thursday evening at Fairview Commons in Great Barrington, where she resided for four years.
Born in Philmont, N.Y., on January 13, 1920, she was the daughter of the late Arthur D. and Bertha Proper Ham. She was the loving wife of the late George B. Miller who died on September 11, 2000. They were married in the Mellenville Dutch Reformed Church in Mellenville, N.Y., on June 25, 1938 and has been a resident of New Lebanon since 1942.
Helen was raised and educated in Philmont, N.Y., she was a homemaker in her early years and was very active in the New Lebanon Congregational Church. She worked in the office of Larabee Fuel in New Lebanon retiring in 1981. She loved traveling with her late husband and wintered in North Carolina. Her hobbies included cooking and baking. She loved feeding the "whole neighborhood". Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased by a son Craig B. Miller, and sisters Mildred June and Leona Mortefolio.
Survivors include her children John D. Miller of Texas, Susan C. Larabee of New Lebanon, Bruce K. Miller of Texas, Paul A. MIller of East Nassau, brother Arthur Hamm and sister Marjorie Garry both of Philmont along with 10 grand-children and 6 great grandchildren.
There will be no services per Helen's wishes. Her and her husbands cremated remains will be buried next to her son in the West Taghkanic Cemetery in the spring. Arrangements are under the direction of Hall & Higgins Funeral Home of Stephentown.