Alfred “Bud” Miller, West Scranton, passed away Monday morning in the Mountain View Care Center after an illness. His wife was the former Margaret Fowler who passed away in 2010.
Born 1928 in Scranton, he was the son of the late Alfred and Jessie Rowlands Miller. He was a graduate of the West Scranton High School and he was a member of the Trinity Congregational Church where in 2014 he was made a Deacon Emeritus and Trustee. He was a veteran of United States Army Air Corp. Prior to his retirement he had been employed by the Erie-Lackawanna and Conrail Railroads for 41 years working his way up through the ranks retiring as an engineer in 1989. He was a member of the Scranton local IBLEW where he served as Secretary/Treasurer.
The family wishes to thank Dr. James McKenna and staff and the employees of the Mountain View Care Center for the compassionate care they afforded Bud for the last four years. There were many memorable times and friendships made during his stay. Bud’s church and family meant everything to him. He was the most loving husband, father and grandfather who will be greatly missed.
Surviving are daughters Ruth Ksiazek and Michael of Old Forge and Sally Price and her companion Peter Ciullo of Scranton; a son Charles Miller and his wife Mary Grace of Olyphant; a sister Lois Matteo and her husband James of Binghamton, NY; three grandchildren Jessie Baresse, Trent Colan, III and his wife Ashley and Robert Price and his companion Jennifer Castellano; three great grandchildren Joshua, Matthew and Maya; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by an infant daughter Donna Ruth.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 10am in the Vanston and James Funeral Home 1401 Ash St. Scranton officiated by Rev. Jeremy Mullen.
Friends may call Thursday from 4-7pm in the funeral home.
Interment with military honors in Washburn Street Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Trinity Congregational Church 229 S. Main Ave. Scranton, PA 18504 or to the Griffin Pond Animal Shelter 967 Griffin Pond Rd. S. Abington Twp., PA 18411.
For directions, to share a memory or to express your condolences to the family please visit www.vanstonandjames.com
Arrangements have been entrusted to and are under the care and direction of Robert C. Jones, funeral director.