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“My sincere condolences to Virginia and family. John was a wonderful person and colleague. I will miss his smile, humor, and great work ethic. ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Perry Spevack - PA - friend

“Virginia, I am so sorry for your loss; I continue to keep you in my prayers. Take comfort in your memories and the family who is there to love and...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Liza Williams - Bensalem, PA

“Hi uncle richard just stopping by to say how much me and dadrian miss and love you!! ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: mikaela aguirre - dundalk, MD

“I am sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Kimberly Birkett - Bensalem, PA

“I remember Uncle Richard (as I called him) most from My parents home. My Mom ( Jane Piper) Use to say Your Uncle Dick and Virginia are coming down...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Sandy Piper - Cockeysville, MD

“John will be missed. He was always a pleasure to work with. So glad I was able to see him last time we were in town. There are so many great memories...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Richard and Ann Bibey - MD

“We are sorry for your loss. May God grant you the peace and comfort during this trying time. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Melvin & Harriett Wilson - MD

“John you were a great person to work with. Always happy and I learned a lot from you. You will be missed. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Rick McKinney - Elkton, MD

“I will always remember John as a true gentleman. Every moring that we worked together he greeted me with a "Good morning, Ms. Keen". The fact that...Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Ann Keen - Wilmington, DE


John R. Miller, age 66, of Colora, MD passed away on Monday, February 11, 2013 at his home.
John was born on July 15, 1946 in Baltimore, MD. He was a 1964 graduate of Poly Technic Institute and graduate of Cecil Community College as a member of Alfa Alfa Thada National Honor Society. He worked for Bethlehem Steel Shipyard for over 25 years, Newport News Shipyard and was most recently retired from W.L. Gore in 2011 as a Facilities Engineer at Elk Mills I. While at Gore he was awarded The Water Carrier for his exemplary service. John loved fishing, boating, hunting, camping, hiking, motorcycling, crabbing, photography, and travel.
He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Virginia (CoVan) Miller of Colora, MD; sister-in-law, Dotty Barrett and husband Butch of Dexter Mo; sister-in-law, Kathryn Duman of Baltimore, MD; niece, Robin Standfield and husband Glen of Dexter, MO; nephew, William Meyers and wife Ginger of Baltimore, MD; niece, Katie Barron of Bensalem, PA; Belinda Gonzalez and Husband Juan of Cockeysville, Md; J'Aime Kenney and significant other Valentine: great nephews, Bryan Meyers, Jamie Aquirre, Isaiah Gonzalez, Ismael Torres, Richardo Torres, Javier Gonzalez; great nieces, Lyndsi Meyers, Mikaela Aquirre, Gabriela Barron, AlejandraTorres, Thalia Torres, Adriana torres and his first great great nephew Dadrian Scriber born in May 2012 who he got to see, hold and love.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Mary (Miller) Williams; Grandparents John Francis and Viola Rachel Miller; uncle and aunt Bernard and Margaret Miller; aunt and uncle Jane and Monroe Piper.
Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, February 17, 2013 at R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., 111 S. Queen Street, Rising Sun, MD 21911, where friends may visit from 12pm to 2pm. Contributions may be made to American Cancer Society or Amedisys Hospice Care c/o of the funeral home.