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Dorothy M. Miller

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VERNON -- Dorothy M. Miller, age 86, peacefully passed away Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, at her residence. Born in West Milford to the late Joseph L. Hand Jr. and Jennie (Vreeland) Hand, she had lived in West Milford until moving to Vernon in 1988.

Mrs. Miller had been employed by the West Milford Board of Education as a bus driver and retired at the age of 56. While living in West Milford, Mrs. Miller was a member of the Calvary Bible Church and handled the church publicity. After moving to Vernon, she joined the Vernon Seniors and was an active member. Mrs. Miller loved her family and adored her granddaughter and her great-grandchildren.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband of 60 years, Donald J. Miller, in 2016; her son, Ronald J. Miller, in 2015; her brother, Joseph Hand; and her sisters, Anna Akers, Betty Reger and Beverly Hand. Mrs. Miller is survived by her daughter, Donna Preziosi, of Franklin; her sisters, Phoebe Schnorr, of Hamburg, Shirley Riccardi and her husband, Leonard "Ricci," of Stockholm, and Hope L. Clark, of Hamburg; her granddaughter, Jennie Miller, of Vernon; and her three great-grandchildren, Savannah and Samantha Lumpkin and Alea Ranta, all of Vernon.

Friends may pay their respects to the family from 2-5 p.m. today at the Pinkel Funeral Home, 31 Bank St. (Route 23), Sussex. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 13, at the funeral home. Interment to follow at North Hardyston Cemetery. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.pinkelfuneralhome.com.
Published in The New Jersey Herald on Aug. 12, 2018
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