KATHERINE L. MILLER - ESSEX JUNCTION - Katherine L. Miller, 52, of Essex Junction, and longtime former resident of Virginia Beach, Va., passed away unexpectedly of natural causes at her home Friday, July 25, 2014. She was born in Bronxville, N.Y., on May 7, 1962, daughter of the late Charles and Mary Lou Miller. Kathy is survived by her sisters, Anne Miller (Rajesh Rawal) and children, Saraswati and Brijesh, all of Coconut Grove, Fla.; and Julie Miller-Johnson (Russ Miller-Johnson) and children, Olivia and Katie, of Essex Junction; cousin and god father, Charles Miller (Lynne Miller) and their children, Victoria and Chris, of Barre, Mass.; cousins, Kevin Moore, Tony Moore, Patrick Moore, Marci Moore, Brian Moore, and their spouses and children, all of the Minneapolis, Minn., area. Kathy was a hard worker her whole life and never gave up trying. She was a kind soul with a heart of gold; she was generous with her time and attention to any who needed her. She had a particular soft spot for all pets, but especially cats and bunnies. A memorial service will be held at First Congregational Church of Essex Junction on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, at 3 p.m. An ash scattering ceremony will take place at St. Andrews Covenant- Presbyterian Church in Wilmington, N.C., in the fall. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Chittenden County, 142 Kindness Court, South Burlington, VT 05403.