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George H. Miller Jr.


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George H. Miller Jr.

AGE: 84 • Montclair

George H. Miller Jr. of Montclair, at 84 years passed on October 15, 2017. Born in Newark, NJ 8/21/1933 the son of George Sr. and Anne Twyman. George was the brother of Joan Leister and David K. Miller. "Big George" as he was known to his many friends was a graduate of Delbarton Prep School and was one of the "fighting Irish" having attended Notre Dame University. He was a man that was very involved in his faith being a Eucharistic minister and commentator at Immaculate Conception Church and was currently attending St. Cassian's Church. Among his many contributions to the community George served as Grand Knight of the Order of the Knights of Columbus at Immaculate where he had served the group for over 40 years. George was also a contributing member of the Mercier Club, the Ancient Order of the Hibernians and several other civic groups and had been recognized as Irishman of the Year, Knight of the Year, Recipient of the Gill Gibbs Memorial award and many other honors. In business George ran the George Miller Insurance Company in Montclair for many years and still worked with Merwin & Paolazzi Insurance Inc.

George was well known for his clever wit and gregarious nature and was usually found behind the podium as a MC for numerous charitable events and business functions.

George was the father of 14 children: Marilyn, Lizbeth, was preceded in death by George H. III, Gregory, David, Mary Gay, Colleen, Kerry, Michael, Suzanne, Charles (CJ), Erika, and Kaitlin and also leaves behind 28 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. He was the greatest fan of all his children and their various sporting and cultural activities having served in various capacities ranging from early President of the Montclair Lacrosse Club and has received numerous awards for his contributions to the community.

George above all loved his family and was a man of great faith who will;; be remembered for endless humor and not a man of few words.

His wake will be held 4-8 pm on Wednesday Oct. 18 at Hugh Moriarty Funeral Home on 76 Park St. Montclair and will have a funeral on Thursday, 10am, St. Cassian's Church, 187 Bellevue Ave, Montclair, NJ 07043.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Oct. 17, 2017
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