Robert N. Miller

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  • "My deepest sympathy to the family of a wonderful neighbor."
    - Nancy Biscone
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RAVENA Robert Ned Miller, 85, died Monday, July 14, 2003 at the Community Hospice Inn at St. Peter's Hospital in Albany. A man of great love, gentleness and compassion, Bob was born on July 4, 1918 in Wheeling, W.Va. He was the son of the late Robert Ralph Miller and Louise Minerva Nickerson Miller. He was devoted to his wife, Elizabeth (Bette) Flood Miller who passed away near the date of their 57th wedding anniversary in 1998. Mr. Miller was a US Army veteran, having served in Africa and Europe during World War II. Bob was an operating engineer retired from the New York City Board of Education. Beloved father of Robert John Miller and his wife Mary Ann of Port Orange, Fla. and Elizabeth Mahon and husband Robert of Ravena; loving grandfather of Jeff and Nina Miller of Rye, N.Y., Stacey and Ken Melanson of Port Orange, Fla., Christine Miller and Luke Nelson of Burlington, Conn., Margaret Mahon and Matthew LeonGuerrero of Beverly, Mass. and Jonathan Mahon and Kathleen Mahon of Ravena; great-grandfather of Serena Miller and Cassidy Melanson; beloved Uncle Bob to many nieces and nephews, especially loved by the Mahers of Mass., Kevin Maher, Kerrian, Rocky and Max Vinzi, Sean Maher, Kelly and Paul Michalczyk, Ginny, Bonnie and Jordyn Maher-Cooper and Rich and Shelly Maher. Bob lived to tinker with cars, especially with his grandson, Jon, and was a great Mr. Fix-it around the house. Spending time with family was always his first priority. Bob's family is grateful for the loving care provided by the staff of Good Samaritan Lutheran Health Care Center in Delmar during the last year. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena. A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be at 9:30 a.m. at St. Patrick's Church on Main St. in Ravena. Interment at St. Patrick's Cemetery.

Published in Albany Times Union on July 16, 2003