H. Leona Miller, 87

NOV. 1, 1924-SEPT. 24, 2012

September 24, 2012

H. Leona Miller, age 87, of Malissa Drive, Greencastle, Pa., died at 4 a.m. Monday, Sept. 24, 2012, in the Falling Spring Nursing And Rehabilitation Center Chambersburg, Pa. She had been in declining health since entering the nursing home a month and a half ago.

Born Nov. 1, 1924, in Lemasters, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Lloyd C. and Ethel Ellen (Tenley) Bricker. Leona had worked at the former Stanley Co. of Chambersburg for 43 years. She attended Greencastle High School.

Leona was a member of the Greencastle Church of the Brethren and a life member of the Greencastle V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, reading, traveling and being with her family and grandchildren.

Her husband, Harry J. “Buck” Miller, died June 17, 1982.

Surviving family are two daughters, Carole M. (husband Rich) Reeder, Greencastle, and Linda M. (husband Bob) Hoffman, Mercersburg; three sons, Ronald H. (wife Joanne) Miller, Topeka, Kan., James L. (wife Suzanne) Miller, Douglassville, Pa., and Gregory L. (wife Linda) Miller, Greencastle; 10 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren and four stepgrandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother, Marshall Edgar Bricker, in 2007; and a sister, Louise G. Horst, in 2010.

Funeral services will be Thursday, Sept. 27, at 11 a.m. from the Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle, with the Rev. Leon Yoder officiating. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Greencastle Church of the Brethren, 36 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle, PA 17225 or to the Lilian S. Besore Memorial Library Capital Campaign Fund 305, E. Baltimore St., Greencastle, PA 17225.

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