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Emma Louise Ruckle Miller

September 13, 1938 — January 25, 2022


Emma Louise Ruckle Miller, 83, of Lewisburg entered the gates of heaven Tuesday, January 25, 2022 at her daughter's home in Lewisburg, PA.

Born on September 13, 1938 in Louise, West Virginia, a daughter of a coal miner and was raised in a catholic convent where she highly respected the nuns. She entered the United States Army where she met and married the love of her life, the late Mardean Harvey Miller. She was honorably discharged in 1959. They were happily married for 31 years until his passing in 1989. She was a nurse aide for 18 years at United Methodist Homes where she enjoyed caring for other people.

She was not raised in a loving home but she certainly made one with her three surviving daughters, Debbie L. Rohrer of Lancaster, SC, Tammie Sheesley (Edward) of Lewisburg, Kathy Renae Barnett (Philip) of Lancaster, SC, one son, Reverend Skip Miller of Philadelphia, one sister, Shirley Ann Moore of Summerfield, FL, one brother, Homer A. Ruckle of Morgantown, WV, 2 half siblings in West Virginia, 9 grandchildren, Jason, Michael, Nicholas, Jessica, Nicole, Jonathan, Danielle, Christopher, and Bryan and 11 great grandchildren, Elizabeth, Koden, Deanna, Joshua, Layla, Christina, Makayla, Alexis, Deken, Tomi and Connor.

She was preceded in death by one son, Randy, one grandson, Jeremiah, one great grandson, Joshua Thomas, 3 half siblings and one brother, Ralph Ruckle.

Emma was a long time member of the Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church in Lewisburg, PA as devout catholic. She was very loved and will be greatly missed by many. A public viewing will be held from 7-8 pm on Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at Adamo Funeral Home, 16 Walnut Street, Mifflinburg. She will be laid to rest at Indiantown Gap, PA. A private memorial officiated by her son, Rev. Skip Miller will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Cancer hospital where she has made donations her entire life. "Rest in peace beautiful soul"

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Funeral arrangements are by Dominick T. Adamo Funerals · Cremations · Monuments, 16 Walnut Street, Mifflinburg.
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