Peter Joseph Miners
AGE: 84 • Mine Hill
Peter Joseph Miners, 84, of Mine Hill, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2013, at home, following a long illness. Peter was born in Hibernia and has been a resident of Mine Hill since 1955. He was a member of the Mine Hill Presbyterian Church where he served as a Deacon and as the Sexton. He served in the U.S. Naval Reserves and then was drafted into the U.S. Army during the Korean War
. He had worked as a Carpenter Millwright for Local 620 Edison/Madison in Edison, and retired in 1991 after 44 years. Graduated Roxbury High School, class of 1946. He was a member of the V.F.W
. A&H Meeker Post #2833 of Kenvil.
Survived by Edith, his wife of 62 years; daughter, Rose Franz and her husband Edwin of Lafayette; two sons, Peter Jay and Alfred R., both of Mine Hill; two grandchildren, James, Jr. and Joseph L.; and two great-grandchildren, Gracelyn and Christopher. Also survived by his daughter-in-law, Diane Miners of Dover; sister, Betty Pierce of Jefferson and two brothers, Edward Miners of AZ and Francis Miners of VA. Predeceased by his son, James, Sr. in 2010 and sisters, Eileen Waldron and Gladys Goldsworthy.
Visitation Monday, May 20, 2013, 3-5 & 7-8:30 p.m. at Tuttle Funeral Home, 272 State Route 10 West, Randolph. Funeral Service will follow at 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home. The family prefers in lieu of flowers, donations be made in his memory to the
, Greater NJ Chapter, 400 Morris Ave., Suite 251, Denville, NJ 07834 or the Mine Hill Presbyterian Church, 213 Route 46 West, Mine Hill, NJ 07803.