Francis G. "Bud" Miller, 79, of 29 John F. Kennedy Drive, Lewis Run, passed away Friday (March 29, 2013) in the Bradford Manor.
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Born Dec. 12, 1933, in Mount Alton, he was a son of Arthur G. and Annabelle Taylor Miller. On July 18, 1959, in Our Mother of Perpetual Help Church, he married Lea M. DelMonego Miller, who survives.
Mr. Miller attended Bradford area schools. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy on March 1, 1956, and was honorably discharged on Oct. 23, 1957. After the service he worked for Airco Speer and later for Trico Industries from where he retired in 1995.
He was a member of Our Mother of Perpetual Help Church and served as an usher. He loved to do woodworking.
In addition to his wife, Lea, of 53 years, he is survived by a son, Joseph (Bonnie) Miller of Bradford; one sister, Madeline Daugherty of Goshen, N.Y.; one brother, Glenn (Helen) Miller of Lewis Run; one sister-in-law, Joan Miller of Bradford; two stepgrandchildren, Jamie Siffrinn and Jeremy Battles; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Alice Miller; and two brothers, Wayne Miller and William "Bill" Miller.
Family will be receiving friends from 5 to 8 p.m. on Monday in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., 372 East Main St., where a prayer service will be held at 9:15 a.m. on Tuesday, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in Our Mother of Perpetual Help Church, with the Rev. Stephen Collins, pastor, as celebrant. Military honors will be accorded at the church immediately following the Mass. Burial will be in St. Bernard Cemetery.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to McKean County SPCA, P.O. Box 113, Bradford, PA 16701.
On line condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
Published in The Bradford Era from Mar. 30 to Apr. 5, 2013