Wilma M. Miller, 80, of New Columbia, passed away on Saturday, June 17, 2017, surrounded by her family.
She was born Oct. 6, 1936, in Lewisburg, a daughter of the late William and Ernstine (Lower) Stahley. She married Larry A. Miller on June 24, 1956, and together they celebrated 60 years of marriage.
Wilma was a 1956 graduate of Lewisburg High School.
Early in life she worked for Rea & Derick, Lewisburg, and later retired from food service in the Lewisburg School District.
She was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ, Lewisburg.
Wilma enjoyed making people happy with her cooking and baking. She was fond of shopping and going out to eat at the Cracker Barrel afterwards with her daughter Debbie, and attending her grandchildren's sporting events. Wilma loved her many grand dogs.
Surviving are four children and their spouses, Larry A. Miller, of New Berlin, Debra M. and Joseph Gutelius, of Northumberland, Theresa and Nicholas Saylor, of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Scott W. and Pamela Miller, of Northumberland; one twin brother, William Stahley, of Lewisburg; one sister, Gladys Metzler, of Long Island, N.Y.; 12 grandchildren, Derek, Joshua and Kendall Miller, Danielle, Andruchow, Courtney, Behrer and Matthew Gutelius, Braiden Saylor, and Sierra, Chelsea and Jake Miller; and seven great-grandchildren, Trey, Kash, Emilia, Samuel, Felicity, Adriana and Dawson.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by two sisters, Doris and Joan Stahley.
The family is planning a celebration of life to be held at 10 a.m Thursday at St. John's United Church of Christ, 1050 Buffalo Road, Lewisburg, with the Rev. Dr. Robert Stoudt, officiating.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Wilma's memory may be made to a charity of one's choice.
Wilma's family would also like to thank the Watsontown Health and Rehabilitation CNA's for all their wonderful care.
Expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.cronrathgrenoblefuneralhome.com.
Published on June 19, 2017