Farming Rural 12

Harry E. Miller Sr.

June 8, 1941 ~ June 10, 2020 (age 79)


Harry E. Miller Sr., 79, of Eighty Four, passed away Wednesday, June 10, 2020.

He was born June 8, 1941 in Nottingham Township, a son of Russell and Hazel Wessel Miller.

Mr. Miller was a self-employed construction and equipment operator owning Harry Miller Excavating.   He had also worked for Ashcraft Construction in Monongahela and for Oak Spring Cemetery in Canonsburg.

He enjoyed his farm tractors and equipment.

On June 8, 1962, in Shenandoah, VA, he married Leona Norma “Cookie” Lilly, who passed away January 1, 1978.

Surviving are a son, Harry E. Miller Jr. (Judy) of Chartiers Township; a daughter, Lisa Whittaker (fiancée, Gary Gregg) of Nottingham Township; three grandchildren, Colton Miller, Garrett Whittaker (Madison Butler) and Danielle Whittaker (Ben Stoy); two sisters, Martha McCubbin (Frank, Sr.) of Selma, OH and Linda Misanik of New Eagle; a many nieces and nephews.

Deceased in addition to his parents and wife, are a daughter, Tina Marie Miller who died in infancy; a brother, Russell Miller; five sisters, Ruth Williams, Mary Burkle, Thelma Burnsworth, Bertha Boyd and Doris Cunningham; and a son in law, James Whittaker.

A celebration of Harry’s life will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, June 14, 2020 in the FOP Lodge #22, 340 Ewing Street, Meadow Lands, PA 15347.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd., Robert K. McIlvaine, Owner/Supervisor, 27 Cherry Ave., Houston, PA 15342.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Meals on Wheels of Washington, 69 West Maiden St., Washington, PA 15301 or Concordia Hospice of Washington, 10 Leet Street, Washington, PA 15301.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Harry E. Miller Sr., please visit our floral store.


Celebration of Life
June 14, 2020

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
FOP Lodge #22
340 Ewing Street
Meadow Lands, PA 15347

© 2020 McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home LTD.. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA