Jane Blumgarten Miller
Age 63, of New Castle, DE passed away on March 19, 2014 surrounded by her family.
Born in New York City on June 26, 1950 to Bernadette Smith and James Blumgarten, Jane grew up in Ridgefied, CT. After graduating from Milton Academy in 1968, Jane attended the University of Wisconsin, earning a Bachelors in Anthropology and a Masters of Library Science. As a student in Madison, Jane actively participated in the anti-war movement and studied abroad in Aix-en Provence, France, where she met her husband.
The couple lived briefly in Paris and Manhattan before permanently settling in New Castle, DE in 1978. Jane actively participated in the community, serving various leadership roles in civic organizations. After having two sons, she obtained an MBA from the University of Delaware and became a successful stock broker and financial advisor.
Jane was preceded in death by her mother and father. She is survived by her husband, Dr. Mark J. Miller of New Castle, DE; her son, Aaron C. Miller of Alexandria, VA; her son, James O. Miller of New Castle, DE; her sister, Elizabeth Blumgarten of Mount Holyoke, MA; and five nieces and nephews.
A memorial service to celebrate Jane's life will be announced in coming weeks. Her family is grateful for all the love and support of their family and friends.