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John H Miller

Windham: John H Miller, 69 died suddenly at his residence on January 14 2013. He was born in New City, NY, the son of Walter A. and Catherine C. (nee Roberts) Miller on May 8th 1943. He is survived by his daughter Jonelle Miller, his brother Walter Miller Jr., and sister Elaine Albanse. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister Carol Onderdonk. John moved to Windham in November 1980 from New City, NY. He was born, raised and educated in the New City Area. He was a proud retired NYC firefighter, and a Veteran of the United States Army. John was an avid golfer, skier, and terrific father. He was a member of St. Theresa's RC Church, having served as an usher for many years. He also was a member of the Christman's Windham House Golf Course. Calling hours will be held at Decker Funeral Home, Windham NY on Friday January 18th from 2-4pm and 7-9pm. A funeral mass will be celebrated Saturday January 19th, 2013 at St Theresa's RC Church at 11:30am. Interment will follow at Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Ashland NY. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the FDNY Widows and Orphans fund, 204 East 23rd Street New York, NY 10010, or the Stratton VA Hospital, 113 Holland Avenue Albany, NY 12208.


Johnny was a wonderful person. He will be missed, but we know he is at peace now.

Karen, Brendan, Colleen and Theresa Jan 21 2013 12:00 AM

Johnny was a wonderful person. I always enjoyed listening to talk about his time in the New York City Fire Department. We all miss him but know that he is at peace.

Caroline, wally, and Frankie Jan 20 2013 12:00 AM

Johnny was a great brother, father, uncle and friend. We miss him so much.

Ruth & Walter Jan 20 2013 12:00 AM

John, Those morning golf games won't be the same without you. After 40 years of skiing, golfing and a little partying together you'll be sorely missed. May God bless you and keep you in peace. Our sincere sympathy go out to Jonelle and the rest of the family.

Milli &Dick Jan 18 2013 12:00 AM

John was an expert skier, accomplished golfer, loving father, Veteran, outstanding cook and a good, loyal friend for more than 40 years. I and many others will miss him and remember him fondly. He, Jonelle, and his family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Mick Jan 17 2013 12:00 AM