Ano (Ann) V. Miller, 92

NOV. 2, 1919-DEC. 16, 2011

December 17, 2011
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Ano (Ann) Virginia Gilbert Miller, 92, of Hagerstown, died Friday, Dec. 16, 2011, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Connie and David Stottlemyer of Hagerstown, surrounded by family with her special cat, "Baby," at her side.

Ano was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Harold S. (Jim) Miller, on April 4, 1999.

Born Nov. 2, 1919, in Washington County, she was the daughter of the late Dorsey B. and Eva Summers Gilbert.

She was an active member of Mount Zion United Methodist Church in Myersville, Md.; owned and operated LuAnn Beauty Salon in Myersville for 27 years; and was a member of the Washington County Hospital Auxiliary, where she won awards for the number of hours she served as a volunteer.

Ano enjoyed traveling, bowling, playing cards and Scrabble, and was an avid reader.

Ano is survived by one son, H. Eugene Miller and his partner, Donald Zimmerman, of Baltimore; two daughters, Carole Miller Ellis and husband, Ronald, of Crofton, Md., and Connie Miller Stottlemyer and husband, David, of Hagerstown; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; one sister, Alma Moore of Frederick, Md.; and two sisters-in-law, Virginia Eichelberger of Myersville and Ruth Gilbert of Frederick.

Ano asked to be remembered by special friends, Mary Shugard, Elinor Smith, Joann Horine and the gang on Langley Drive.

Also preceding Ano in death was her sister, Josephine Null, and two brothers, E. Harp Gilbert and Dorsey B. Gilbert II, all of whom resided in Frederick.

The funeral service will be Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011, at 11 a.m. at Mount Zion United Methodist Church, Myersville, with the Rev. Mary K. Worrel officiating. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

The family will receive friends Monday, Dec. 19, 2011, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Ricketts Funeral Home, 504 Main St., Myersville, and Tuesday one hour before the funeral service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Jim Miller Memorial Garden, Mount Zion United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 299, Myersville, MD 21773.

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