Age 46, of Ellenton, Fl., died August 23, 2015 after being struck by an automobile while crossing a street in St. Petersburg, Fl. She was preceded in death by her father, George E. Miller, step-brother Matthew Dwayne Brier, and step-father David Clark. She is survived by her mother Sharon Chofey and step-father Mark Chofey; sisters Shannon Miller-Doss, Lisa Messina, and Rebecca Clark Bartels; step-mother Joan Brier; step-brothers Michael Dean and Martin Del Brier, Denny and Dean Clark; nephews Arik Doss, Ian and Spencer Messina, David Bartels, and niece Naomi Clark. There are numerous other relatives, extended family, friends and business associates who mourn the loss of Jennifer. Jennifer was born in Terre Haute, Indiana on June 30, 1969. She graduated from Jeffersonville High School in Indiana in 1987 and moved to Bradenton Florida. She graduated with honors from the University of South Florida and received a master's degree in Accounting in 1992. Over the years Jennifer worked in the information technology department at Tropicana in Bradenton and at Enstar whose corporate office is in London, England. In 2013, she and two business associates formed Holland, Miller and Read LLC. Jennifer's position was CFO and part owner of the new corporation. Jennifer was a loving and caring person who was very giving with her time and talents. One of her greatest pleasures was to celebrate life's special moments with those she knew and loved. She was an accomplished cake decorator, seamstress, artist, carpenter, welder, and adventurer. She was extremely intelligent and enjoyed board games, cards, and participating in local trivia contests. She collected donations and personally contributed time and money to numerous charities. Jennifer liked to travel and in addition to visiting various cities in the US, had visited England, Ireland, Scotland, France, Italy, China, Australia, Costa Rica and Peru. Jennifer lived a very full and rewarding life and made the most of her short 46 years. She was a beautiful person and brought joy and comfort to many. She will be dearly missed. Funeral services are being held at Groover Funeral Home in Ellenton, Fl.
Published in The Bradenton Herald on Aug. 29, 2015