James Batley Miller

Born: Thu., Jan. 1, 1948
Died: Mon., Aug. 26, 2013


Memorial Service

11:00 AM Sat., Aug. 31, 2013
Location: Jersey Shore Presbyterian Church


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James Batley Miller, 65, of 48 Lackawanna Ave., East Stroudsburg, Pa., died Monday evening Aug. 26, 2013, at the Gatehouse.

Born Jan. 1, 1948, in Jersey Shore, he was the son of Charles J. Miller and the former Jane Bubb. James was a graduate of the Jersey Shore High school and the Williamsport Area Community College with a degree in painting. He was employed by Hughes Corp. until being drafted.

He honorably served his country in the U.S. Army (9th Inf. Div.) during the Vietnam War from June 13, 1968, until June 12, 1970, and was awarded the Bronze Star for his service. James also attended East Stroudsburg University majoring in political science and later retired from WalMart.

James was active in his church in East Stroudsburg and was an avid reader. He is survived by his mother and father of Jersey Shore; his sister, Robin Miller, of South Carolina, and his companion, Margaret Petrella, and her children, Megan and Brandon.

Memorial services will be Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the Jersey Shore Presbyterian Church, 235 S. Main St., Jersey Shore. Pastor Becky Cuddeback will officiate. Full military honors will be conducted by the Jersey Shore Honor Guard following the memorial service.

Family will provide flowers and suggest memorial contributions be made in his name to The Gatehouse, 1100 Grampian Blvd., Williamsport, PA 17701. Frederick B. Welker Funeral Home, 125 N. Main St., Jersey Shore, is in charge of arrangements.

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Santa Stone
   Posted Wed August 28, 2013
Dear Jane, Charles and Robin,

My condolences to you and your family during this difficult time. I have fond memories of Jim during many church events while Rev. Hurley was minister. Thinking of you. Sincerely, Santa

Patricia Bubb Benford
   Posted Wed August 28, 2013
Dear Aunt Jane, Uncle Charles and Robin,
I am so sorry for your loss, but I am so glad that you were able to be with him these past few months. I will see you on Saturday. Please take care and know that prayers are with you at this time of need.

A Neighbor
   Posted Fri August 30, 2013
May James Batley Miller RIP, "...Everything he has made pretty in its time. Even time indefinite he has put in their heart... I have come to know that there is nothing better for them than to rejoice and to do good during one’s life; and also that every man should eat and indeed drink and see good for all his hard work. It is the gift of God." Ecclesiastes 3:10-13
"The hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out, ... to a resurrection of life." John 5:28,29

Julie Donofrio
   Posted Tue September 17, 2013
Please find healing in knowing others remember and care during this difficult time. Your loved one’s service to our country will always be appreciated. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
With gratitude and regards,
The Northcentral PA Chapter of the American Red Cross

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