Surrounded by her husband and children, Eleanor Miller, 79, of New Milford, PA peacefully passed away on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 after a courageous battle with cancer. Born October 31, 1940, in Montrose, PA, she was the daughter of the late Stewart and Leola (Hopkins) Bennett.
Family meant everything to Eleanor. It wasn’t uncommon for her to sacrifice what she could to make sure her children and grandchildren were taken care of. She enjoyed making strawberry jam, baking with her grandchildren, crocheting, taking care of her flowers, gardening, and needlepoint.
Besides helping her husband on the farm, Eleanor worked in the cafeteria at Mountain View School District for a number of years.
She was a member of the First Congregational Church, Harford where she taught Sunday School and graciously volunteered at many dinners hosted by the Willing Workers.
Survivors include husband of 58 years, Olin Miller, daughters & sons-in-law, Cindy Miller Bancey (Rick) of New Milford, PA, Amy L. Bishop (John) of New Milford, PA, sons and daughters-in-law, David F. Miller (Kelly) of Kingsley, PA, Alan S. Miller (Francine) of New Milford, PA, Jason D. Miller (Jessica) of New Milford, PA, 11 Grandchildren, Anthony, Sara, Joseph, Krista, Christopher, Katelyn, Dawson, Hailey, Aiden, Alan and Madison, 2 great-grandchildren, Holden and Montana, sister and brother-in-law, Carol Millard (Robert) of Montrose, PA, brother and sister-in-law, Warren Stewart Bennett (Joy) of Apalachin, NY, many nieces and nephews, special friend, Joann Titus of Harford, PA,
In addition to her parents, four brothers, Rexford, Raymond, Gary, and James Bennett predeceased her.
Services: Will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.
Please kindly consider memorial contributions in her name to Harford Volunteer Fire Department, P.O Box 206, Harford, PA 18823.
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