Charles H. Miller
March 17, 1933 ~ January 11, 2012
Charles H. Miller 78, of Milford, formerly of Norwalk, died Wednesday, January 11th, in Milford Hospital. He was the husband of Dorothy Chaffers Miller.
Born in Norwalk, March 17, 1933, son of the late William A. and Mary McCabe Miller, he was a U. S. Navy veteran of Korea, serving in the Atlantic Ocean aboard the carrier U. S. S. Randolph, CVA-15. Upon returning, Mr. Miller operated Town Line Chevron on the Post Road near I-95 Exit 13, from the late 1950’s into the 1970’s. He moved from Norwalk in the 1970’s to Monroe where he was active in the Exchange Club and was a member of Washington Masonic Lodge, No. 19. In 1985 Mr. Miller moved again to Milford and was a realtor with V. P. Realty and Elmer Craw Real Estate.
Survivors in addition to his wife include a son; Charles Miller, Jr. and his wife Joanne, of Auburn, MA, a daughter; Victoria DeNicolo, of Branford, two step-sons; Kenneth Nilsen and wife Jennifer, of Hoboken, NJ, and Edward Nilsen and Lynn, of Milford, son-in law; Peter DeNicolo, of East Haven, one brother; John T. Miller, of Penn., three sisters; Ann Martineau, of Wilton, Patricia Lopez, of Minn., and Carole Huse, of Norwalk, grandchildren; Daniel and Timothy Miller, Gina DeNicolo, Kirsten and Jack Nilsen, Eric and Edward Doherty. Many nieces and nephews also survive him.
Mr. Miller is predeceased by siblings; William J. and James J. Miller, Marjorie Denke, Grace Caruso and Jean Mascia.
Friends may call Friday [Jan. 13th] at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, from 3:00 to 7:00 P. M. At 7:00 P. M. there will be funeral services with Pastor Bryan Leone, Pastor of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Monroe, officiating.
Interment with full military honors will take place in the family plot at St. John Cemetery, at a future date.
The family requests memorial contributions to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 466 Elm Street, Monroe, CT, 06468.