Clyde Miller Jr.

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Clyde Miller Jr., 79, of River Street, Forty Fort, died on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at Kingston Commons, Kingston.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, he was a son of the late Clyde J. Miller Sr. and Emeline Montigney Miller. He was a graduate of Kingston High School and played on the football team. He served in the U.S. Navy.

He became an electrician and worked for West Florida Electric on the Jim Woodruff Dam. He also worked for Kelly's Atlantic Station, Jim Thorpe, and retired from Columbia Products, Wilkes-Barre. After retirement, he worked in the security department at Misericordia University.

He was a member of the American Legion, Daddow Isaac Post No. 672, Dallas. He loved his cats, Notre Dame football and New York Yankees baseball.

Preceding him death, in addition to his parents, are his stepfather, Arvon Roberts, and stepmother Esther Miller.

Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Freda Evans Miller; four children, Carole Vassello and her husband, Marino, Forty Fort, Vicki Johnson and her husband, Mark, Lake Carey, Clyde III and his wife, Geraldine, West Wyoming, and Arvon Miller, Hunlock Creek; four grandchildren, Bonnie Milburn, Clarks Summit, Daniele Vassello and Marino Vassello, both of Swoyersville, and Clyde J. Miller IV, Philadelphia; two sisters, Linda Piatt and her husband, Michael, Kingston, and Esther Bevis and her husband, Coleman; nieces and nephews.

Funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 17, 2013 at Hugh B. Hughes & Son Inc. Funeral Home, 1044 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort, with the Rev. James Quinn, pastor of the Bennett Presbyterian Church, Luzerne, officiating. The interment will be in Fern Knoll Burial Park, Dallas. Friends may call from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 16, 2013 at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions, if desired, can be made to the SPCA, 524 E. Main St., Plains Township, PA 18702.

For information or to send the family an online message of condolence, visit the funeral home's website at
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Hugh B. Hughes & Son Inc.
1044 Wyoming Ave
Forty Fort, PA 18704
(570) 288-9341
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Published in Times Leader on June 15, 2013
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