DOLORES S. MILLER FORMERLY OF DYER, IN
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Dolores S. "Dee" Miller, age 76, of Ten Mile, TN, formerly of Dyer, IN, passed away early Friday morning, February 8, 2013 at Sweetwater Hospital. She was Born on March 7, 1936 in Chicago, IL to John and Esther Clements Bordowitz. Dolores spent most of her childhood in Whitney, Ontario, Canada near Algonquin Park. As a teen she lived in Chicago and in Black Oak, IN. She worked as a waitress from the age of 16 until her retirement at the age of 60. Dolores enjoyed serving her customers and the camaraderie of her fellow employees. She was preceded in death by her parents; three siblings: John, Mary, and Peter; and her first husband, the father of her children, Robert A. Miller of Albion, IL. She attended Oak Grove Methodist Church in Ten Mile. Dolores was a member of the Griffith Chapter of the Eastern Star when she lived in the Region. She had been a Tri-Chem liquid embroidery sales representative. In addition to having lived in Chicago and Black Oak, she lived Dyer, for 22 years and in Highland for three years. Dolores had been an assistant Girl Scout leader and Cub Scout den mother. She enjoyed bowling, playing cards, and traveling. Dolores was a generous donor to many causes, including having sponsored a child in Africa for many years and supporting Native American charities. In recent decades, she had lived in Florida, Arizona, and Tennessee where she had also worked as a caregiver for disabled individuals. Survivors include three children and their spouses: Anna and George Grabowski of Ten Mile, TN, Allan and Carol Miller of Rochester, MN, and Brian Scott Miller of Ten Mile, TN; one granddaughter, Aubrey Miller of Chicago, IL; second husband, John Hopkins of Ten Mile, TN; sister-in-law, Christine Bordowitz of Athens; and several cousins, nieces, and nephews around the country. Dolores had arranged for her body to be used in medical education and there is no funeral planned at this time.
Published in The Times on Feb. 16, 2013