Mary Anne Miller 90, of Warren, PA. died Tuesday Afternoon, November 9, 2021, at Rouse Home, Youngsville, PA. Mary Anne was born on October 6, 1931, in Pittsburgh, PA, the youngest child of the late Joseph and Margaret Ruffing Bendot.
Mary Anne was a resident of Warren, PA for the past 65 years. She was a 1949 graduate of Washington High School, Washington, PA. and later in life earned her degree in Elementary Education with a concentration in Library Science from Edinboro University. Mary Anne loved books and enjoyed sharing this passion with students across Warren County.
To Mary Anne her husband, children, grandchildren, and family were central to her being. She was married to her high school sweetheart for 62 years, Hal Miller, marrying on August 23, 1952, at Holy Name Cathedral in Steubenville, Ohio. Hal and Mary Anne were a package deal and were active members of many clubs and organizations in the community including the Warren Eagles Aerie, American Legion Post 135, Warren Moose Lodge 109, Sheffield Senior Center, Circle 8 Square Dancing Club, College Club and Pennsylvania State Association of Retirees. Mary Anne had a strong faith in her church and was a long-time member of Holy Redeemer R.C. Church where she supported the Knights of Columbus Council. In addition to being an avid reader up until the end of her life, Mary Anne was an excellent gardener, quilter, tole painter and enjoyed cooking and baking for her friends and family. Mary Anne and Hal had a golden retirement and were able to travel the globe together, however their favorite travels were with their children and grandchildren. Her grandchildren cherish their wonderful “Grammy.”
She is survived by her 5 children – James “Jim” Miller and wife, Denise of Warren, PA., Jeffrey Miller of Berlin, N.J., Joe Miller and wife, Karen of Washington, PA., Janice “Jan” Mattioli of Warren, PA., Jerry Miller and wife, Amy of Dallas, TX, 11 Grandchildren – Greg Miller and wife, Maria, Julie Miller, Kelly Miller, Megan, Sarah and Matthew Miller, Christina Mattioli, Adam, Parris, Nate, Danielle Miller, 1 Great-Granddaughter, Hallie Miller, 3 Step Grandchildren – Tyler, Logan, and Landon Nelson, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, and her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Joseph Bendot, her sister, Margaret Sweeney, and her daughter-in-law, Alice Miller.
Friends may call at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, 11 Russell Street, Warren, PA., on Saturday, November 13, 2021, from 10:00 to 11:00 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial with Fr. Stephen Schreiber, Pastor, officiating. Face Masks and social distancing must be observed. Entombment will be in the Mausoleum of the Ascension in St. Joseph RC Cemetery. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through the Warren Public Library Association, 205 Market Street, Warren, PA. 16365, or Holy Redeemer Church Center Building Fund. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com
Jerry and family
I am so sorry for your loss! My thoughts and prayers are with you all!
My heart aches, yet I feel truly blessed to know and love this family. Hal and Mary Ann were indeed a “package deal” and I have no doubt they are dancing together once again. Prayers for this family as you say goodbye to an amazing and wonderful Mom, neighbor and friend.
Jim and Denise,and all Mary Anne’s loved ones,
Barb and I send prayerful condolences.Living only a half block from Hal and Mary Anne’s home,it was always a delight to see them .They were a ‘package deal’of the
highest level.God Bless.