Joseph W. Miles
Apr. 13, 1921-Aug. 30, 2013
A second generation San Franciscan passed away on August 30, 2013 at the age of 92. Husband of Dorothy B. (Frantz) Miles for 67 years. Father of Thomas and James Miles, Marilyn Miles-Petrich and the late John Miles, U.S.M.C. Father in law of Rick Petrich and Grandfather of Megan Petrich.
Predeceased by three brothers and one sister, "Uncle Joe" to dozens. Retired S.F.P.D. Inspector, State of CA. Investigator, and U.S. Army Warrant Officer. Sacred Heart grad., "39". Member of Elks, YMCA, American Legion, Purple Heart Assn. Veteran of WW2 Army Infantry, Along with his beloved wife Dorothy, cherished recipients of the "Abundant Life Award" from the Janet Pomeroy Center. A Memorial Catholic Mass will be held on September 16th at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Name of Jesus Church, 39th Ave. at Lawton St., S.F with the burial to be held privately at the family's request. Contributions may be made to Creativity Explored, the Arc of San Francisco or the Janet Pomeroy Center.