Isabelle V. (Izer) Miller, 87

July 15, 2010
  • Isabelle V. (Izer) Miller

MARCH 9, 1923-JULY 13, 2010

Isabelle V. (Izer) Miller, age 87, a resident of ManorCare Health Services, Chambersburg, Pa., since September 2009 and formerly of 558 S. Washington St., Greencastle, passed away at 1 a.m. Tuesday, July 13, 2010, at the nursing home.

Born March 9, 1923, in Greencastle, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Benjamin G. and Nora Belle (Swisher) Izer.

Isabelle was a 1943 graduate of Hagerstown High School. She and her husband, Paul A. Miller, were married Sept. 22, 1945, in State Line. He died April 25, 1988.

Isabelle was a member of the former Trinity United Brethren Church of State Line.

She worked at Merchant Wholesale Grocery Co. and for many years at Fairchild, both of Hagerstown.

Isabelle enjoyed her early-morning walks. She was a faithful member of the Greencastle Senior Center, where she loved tending to the flowers. She was a volunteer in the office of Camp Joy El, member of the Greencastle-Antrim Women's Fellowship and a member of the Greencastle-Antrim Loyal Daughters.


She attended the Koffee Klatch Bible study at the Rescue Mission in Hagerstown.

Surviving family are one brother, H. Maxwell Izer, a resident of Broadmore Assisted Living Center of Hagerstown; one sister, D. Jean (Izer) Leckron, State Line, Pa.; and 10 loving nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by an infant brother, Charles Izer; brothers G. Robert Izer, Lauren Izer and Ambrose Izer; and one sister, Helen E. (Izer) Myers.

Funeral services will be Saturday, July 17, at 10:30 a.m. from the Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle, with Pastor Vic Moon officiating. Burial will be in the Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. and one hour before the service Saturday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Child Evangelism Fellowship of Franklin County, 45 S. Broad St., Waynesboro, PA 17268 or to Camp Joy El, 3741 Joy-El Drive, Greencastle, PA 17225.

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