Bernice F. Miller, 72

Bernice F. Miller, 72, a resident of 2203 Co. Rt. 8, Minetto, passed away July 17, 2009 at University Hospital, Syracuse.

Born in Fulton, NY, she was the daughter of the late Bernard and Mildred (Battles) Reed.

She worked at Columbia Mills and later became a self-employed hairdresser. She then worked for the County with various positions and spent many years as the Minetto Town Clerk.

She was a member of the Elk’s Aux for 24 years. Her enjoyments were crafting and traveling with her husband and their time spent in Florida.

Surviving are her husband of 54 years, William A. Miller, two daughters, Melissa A. Miller (Brian Daley) of Oswego; Patricia M. (Raymond) Johnson of Minetto; a son, Andrew W. Miller (Shelly Dodds) of the Town of Fowler; a sister, Cynthia (Larry) Kelly of Minetto; four grandchildren, Lisa Dashnau, Tiffany (Justin) Farella, Erika Johnson and Rachel Johnson; two great-grandchildren, Makayla Mesec and Maddison Dashnau; numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held 10a.m. Tuesday at the Nelson Funeral Home. Burial will be in Minetto Cemetery.

Calling hours will be held 2-4pm and 6-8pm. Monday at the funeral home, 11 West Albany St. Oswego.

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  1. To Patti, Ray and your entire family,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family in this time of sorrow.
    Tom & Deb

  2. Bill, Missy and family,
    I am so sorry to hear about Bernie. We had alot of laughs over the years at the county building. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all and hope that support from family and friends will help you all through this difficult time.

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