Theresa Helen "Terry" Miller, 85, of Deale, died April 9 at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis. She was born January 12, 1929 in Campbell, OH to Joseph and Theresa (Sedlak) Makosky. Terry was raised in Ohio and upon graduating from North High School in 1948, she moved to the Washington, D.C. area. Terry was employed as a medical secretary at Malcom Grove Hospital at Andrews Air Force Base, retiring in 1980. She married Roland Francis Miller on February 18, 1950, and they made their home in Deale. After retiring from Andrews, Terry was the secretary at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Owensville, where she was also a member. She has spent the last several years as a caregiver for her in-laws and her husband. Terry enjoyed being outdoors, sitting in the sun, and bird watching. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers, and a son, Bernie Miller. Terry is survived by her husband, Roland F. Miller; and children, Mickey Miller and wife, Karen, of Lusby, Rusty Miller and wife, Evie, of Shady Side, Terry Harper and husband, Marty, of Shady Side, Steve Miller of Baltimore, Susan Rogers and husband, Paul, of Shady Side, Jimmy Miller and wife, Frances of Badin, NC, and Vincent Miller of Deale. Also surviving are a sister, Anne Hvisdak; brothers, John and Andy Makosky, all of Ohio; fifteen grandchildren, and twenty-nine great-grandchildren. Family and friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7-9 p.m. on Monday, April 14, at Rausch Funeral Home, P.A., Owings. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, April 15, at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Owensville. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Memorial donations in Terry's name may be made to the
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Published in The Capital on Apr. 12, 2014