Paul E. Miller, 84 of Chicora, passed away Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at his home.
Born on December 1, 1934 to Theodore W. Miller and Mary G. Smith Miller, Paul is survived by his wife of 64 years, Mary M. Miller, whom he married July 2, 1955 and his sister Jane Goehring of Beaver. In addition, he was blessed with five daughters: Brenda Wolfe, Cindy (Wayne) Clark, Julie (Paul) Stowitzky, Carol (Ray) Mitch, and Beth (Walt) Skibicki; 16 grandchildren: Christopher (Chrissy) Wolfe, Melissa (John) Ruiz, Sara (Emerson) Goncus, Nick (Libby) Mainhart, Tim Mainhart, Ashlee Mainhart, Grant Clark, Megan (Brad) Hodder, Justin (Ashley) Krause, Corey Stowitzky, Ted Mitch, Jeff (Christie) Mitch, Tom (Sarah) Mitch, Amy Mitch, Neal (Stephanie) Skibicki, and Harley Skibicki; and 19 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, his mother and father-in-law, Sylvester and Barbara Green, his sister Betty Baptiste, his daughter, Carol Mitch, and his son-in-law, Paul Stowitzky.
Paul graduated from Butler High School in 1952. He worked on his parent's dairy farm for most of his life, even while holding down a full time job. He worked at Armco Steel for 43 years, retiring from the Electric Repair Shop in 1993. Paul was a devout member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church in Carbon Center, a member of the Knights of Columbus, and volunteered regularly at both the church and school. He was a lifetime member of the R.C. Men's Club. Paul loved camping, hunting, gardening, and shooting the breeze with his buddies. His last several years were devoted to caring for his beloved Mamie.
Friends will be received at the Geibel Funeral Home, 201 East Cunningham Street, Butler from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Friday. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, at St. Wendelin Roman Catholic Church in Carbon Center at 10:00 a.m. The Rev. Matt McClain, Pastor, will officiate. Interment will follow in St. Wendelin's Cemetery.
In Lieu of Flowers, Memorial Donations may be made to St. Wendelin School Mueller Fund, at 211 St. Wendelin Road, Butler, PA 16002.