George A. Miller, 78

FEB. 17, 1935-JULY 23, 2013

July 24, 2013
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George A. Miller, 78, of South Carlisle Street in Greencastle, Pa., died Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at 7 a.m. in the emergency room at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital.

Born Feb. 17, 1935, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of the late George S. and Julia Virginia (Winters) Miller.

He married Joyce E. (Miller) Miller on July 5, 1963, in Hagerstown.

George was an electrician, having worked for the former J.B. Ferguson & Co. in Hagerstown, and he last worked for Ellsworth Electric Co. in Hagerstown.

He was an active member of Trinity United Church of Christ in State Line, Pa., where he served on the church consistory and various other church committees.

He was a member of the Greencastle Sportsman's Association and the Mercersburg Sportsman Association.

George was a 1953 graduate of Hagerstown High School and he served in the U.S. Army Reserves.

He was an avid fisherman, enjoyed woodworking and hunting, and was a fan of the Baltimore Orioles and Ravens.

He is survived by one son, G. Andrew "Andy" Miller and wife, JoAnn, of Waynesboro; two daughters, Denise Potts, and Nicole Kipe and husband, Jeff, all of Waynesboro; two grandchildren, Dylan and Sara, two great-grandchildren, Emma and Evan; and three sisters, Joan Semler of Sharpsburg, Md., Susan Hissong of Greencastle and Mary Jane Bush of Hagerstown.    

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Betty E. Hamilton.

Funeral services will be Saturday, July 27, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Harold M. Zimmerman and Son Funeral Home, 45 S. Carlisle St., Greencastle, with the Rev. Ed Higginbottom officiating. Burial will be in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Greencastle.

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

Memorial contributions may be given in his memory to Trinity United Church of Christ, P.O. Box 266, State Line, PA 17263.

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