Ellen D. Miller
Ellen D. Miller, 65, of Ruchsville, passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 in her home. She was the loving wife of Robert N. Miller; they would have celebrated their 44th wedding anniversary on April 26. Ellen was born in Bethlehem, the daughter of the late George D. and Stella (Lopert) Russ. She graduated from Liberty High School and earned her bachelors degree from Penn State University
. Ellen was previously employed by Crime Victims Council of Lehigh Valley and the Lehigh County Office of Children and Youth. She was most recently employed by Northwestern Human Services as a program specialist and also worked as a guest teacher in many Lehigh Valley school districts. She enjoyed arts and crafts, shopping, shows, tailgating, trips to the beach, and spending time with family. She will be missed by family and friends. Survivors:
Ellen will be lovingly remembered by her husband, Robert; sons, David and wife, Donna, of Winterstown, PA, Christopher of Seattle, WA, Jonathan and wife, Lauren, of New Castle, PA; grandchildren, Jack, Dylan, Carly, Maggie, Ava, and Ethan; nephew, G. Donald Russ, III; and many other nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brother, George D. Russ, Jr. Services:
A funeral service will be held on Saturday, April 27, at 11:30 a.m., at St. Stephens Episcopal Church, 3900 Mechanicsville Rd., Whitehall. Viewing will be from 8:30 to 11 a.m., on Saturday, in the Connell Funeral Home, 245 E. Broad St., Bethlehem. Entombment will be at Holy Saviour Mausoleum, Bethlehem. Send online condolences to www.connellfuneral.com
Memorial contributions may be made to
, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.