Raymond A. Miller Jr.
Raymond A. Miller, Jr., 88, of Bethel, beloved husband of 50 years to the late Mildred Laughlin Miller, died at the Gardens in Danbury, Thursday, March 31. Raymond Miller was born in Danbury on June 1, 1922, son of the late Raymond and Edna Miller.
Raymond Miller was a veteran of World War II, serving with the United States Army. He received the Bronze Star Medal for heroism.
Prior to his retirement, Raymond Miller was a house mover for 18 years, and a tractor trailer driver for Marcus Dairy. He worked for 11 years as a warehouseman and carpenter at Mariano Brothers in Danbury. Raymond Miller took great pride in his carpentry skills, from home construction wishing wells to garden whirly gigs. In his younger days, he enjoyed hunting and fishing with family, long with his side kick, Britton Spaniel. He loved walking the fields and streams of his childhood.
In addition to his wife, Raymond Miller was predeceased by his sisters, Myrtle, Evelyn and Ruth; as well as his stepson, Ernest Tillford.
He will be sadly missed by his son, Raymond A. Miller III and his wife, Wendy of New Fairfield; his five grandchildren, Tammy, Pamela, Susan, Walter and Darryl; his brother, Richard Miller and his wife Jackie of Brookfield; his sister, Jean Kienle of Clinton; as well as several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at the Cornell Memorial Home, 247 White St., Danbury on Monday between the hours of 4 and 7 p.m.
Funeral Services and burial will follow in Wooster Cemetery privately.
Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to Ann’s Place, the home of I Can, 39 Old Ridgebury Road, P4, Suite 17, Danbury, CT 06810