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Garth Richard Miller, 80, of 104 Sauers Drive, New Berlin for the past 28 years, entered into rest at 9:25 a.m. Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at his home.
He was born August 28, 1937, in New Berlin, a son of the late Earl L. Sr., and Dorothy (Wetzel) Miller. On May 22, 1960, in Kratzerville Lutheran Church, he married the former Carol J. Kline who survives.
Garth was a 1955 graduate of Mifflinburg High School and honorably served in the Air Force.
Garth was employed as an inspector at Q-E Manufacturing, New Berlin, for 28 years, retiring in 1999. After retirement, he worked as a security guard at Port Royal Speedway and Selinsgrove Area School District.
He was a member of Emmanuel United Church of Christ, New Berlin, a member of the Free & Accepted Masons Lodge 370, for 25 years, the New Berlin American Legion Post 957, and the former president of the New Berlin Fire Company.
Garth enjoyed volunteering in his community, watching Penn State football, and NASCAR.
Surviving in addition to his wife of 57 years, are two daughters and sons-in-law, Lori L. and Randy Smith, of New Berlin, and Lisa A. and Dennis Bell, of Orangeville; one brother, Clarion Miller, of New Berlin; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Earl L. Jr. and Mardean; one grandson, Zachary Solomon; and one great-grandson.
Funeral services will be conducted privately and at the convenience of the family.
Burial will be in the New Berlin Cemetery, with military honors by area veterans.
Memorial gifts may be made to Emmanuel United Church of Christ, 326 Market St., New Berlin, PA 17855, or the New Berlin Fire Company, 415 High St., New Berlin, PA 17855.
Funeral arrangements are by Roupp Funeral Home Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Road, Mifflinburg.
Leave your condolences online at www.rouppfuneralhome.com.
Published on September 13, 2017
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