NEWPORT - Alexander William Miller, 90, peacefully passed away surrounded by his loving family on Jan. 30, 2013.
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He was born March 18, 1922, in East Unity, to the late William and Mary Miller. He was preceded in death by his loving wife Lorraine on Dec. 30, 2009. They shared 64 years of marriage prior to her passing. Alex and Lorraine were the founders of Millers' Birchwood Grove Development in Newport. He was a heavy equipment operator at Whitcomb & Pike prior to starting the development.
Alex is survived by four children, Kathleen (John) Thompson, Elaine (Chris) Watson, Bill (Terri) Miller and Karlene Ricks; 10 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren, three great-great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Ray Ricks; great-grandson Dillon Morrill; sister Ann McDuffy; and brother Stanley Miller.
services: A funeral service for both Alex and Lorraine will be held at St. Vasilios Greek Orthodox Church, Newport, at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to
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Published in Union Leader on Feb. 3, 2013