Jane R. Newton Miller

Jane R. Newton Miller, 96, of Brevillier Village, Erie, PA, formerly of 420 Glen Avenue, Ellwood City, passed away peacefully on Thursday morning, June 7, 2012 in the UPMC Hamot Medical Center in Erie.

She was born in Ellwood City, PA on May 14, 1916 to the late Raymond P. Newton and the late Margaret Rathael Newton.

She graduated from Lincoln High School in the class of 1933 and had worked as a secretary at Mathews Conveyor. She married her late husband of 62 years, Richard M. “Mac” Miller, on July 6, 1940. He preceded her in death on July 10, 2002. She was also preceded by her brother, Dr. Richard “Dick” Newton, and her son-in-law, Donald Hunt.

Jane is survived by her daughter, Judith Hunt, of Findley Lake, NY, her granddaughter, Kelly Kopin, of Erie, and her sister-in-law, Daisy Newton, of Yelm, WA.

No public visitation is planned. Private graveside services will be conducted at 11 A.M. on Saturday, June 9, 2012 at North Sewickley Cemetery with family friend Rev. Vic Brown officiating, where interment will follow.

Memorial contributions may be made, in Jane’s name, to the Ellwood City Area Public Library or to the Findley Lake Nature and Wildlife Center, P.O. Box 634, Findley Lake, NY 14736.

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