Peggy J. Miller

Peggy Jane Miller, 58, of 1106 W. Main Street, Valley View, died Saturday, June 28, 2014 at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

She was born on Thursday, July 28, 1955, in Pottsville, a daughter of Vera I. Schwalm Kimmel of Valley View and the late Mark A Kimmel.

She was a 1973 graduate of Tri-Valley High School and a graduate of the former Polyclinic School of Radiology, Harrisburg.

She had worked for seven years as an X-ray Technician at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Pottsville. She and her husband currently own and operate Miller's Hardware, Valley View.

She was a member of St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, Valley View; where she was a member of the choir.

She was also a member of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association.

Peggy enjoyed sewing, gardening, traveling, and spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her father and a sister, Doris Kimmel.

She is survived by her husband, Larry R. Miller, to whom she was married for 38 years.

She is also survived by two daughters, Jennifer J. Kerstetter and her husband Kyle of Spring Glen and Kelly M. Carter and her husband Charles, Jr. of Valley View; two granddaughters, Angela M. Carter of Valley View and Hailey P. Kerstetter of Spring Glen; a brother, Glenn M. Kimmel of Middlesex; a sister, Carol A. Shuey of Hegins; a niece and three nephews.

Funeral services were held at St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, Valley View, on Wednesday, July 2, at 11 a.m., with Rev. Duane Bardo officiating. A viewing was held from 10 to 11 a.m. on Wednesday at the church. Burial was made in St. Andrew's Cemetery, Valley View.

Memorial contributions can be made to St. Andrew's United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 221, Valley View, 17983.

Buffington-Reed Funeral Home, Valley View, was in charge of arrangements.

Condolences can be left for the family at

Funeral Home

Buffington-Reed Funeral Home
200 West Main Street Valley View, PA 17983
(570) 682-3070

Published in The News Item on July 3, 2014