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William Miller

Bill Miller

Friday, May 17th, 1940 Monday, May 20th, 2019

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Obituary for Bill Miller

William E. "Bill" Miller, 79, of Doris Street, a long-time resident of Port Ewen for over 54 years, passed away at home on Monday, May 20, 2019, while in the comforting presence of his family.

He was born in Ellenville, NY on May 17th, 1940, a son of the late Evelyn Miller, and was employed for over 46 years with Ulster County Dept. of Public Works, mostly as a dispatcher.

Bill loved the game of baseball and basketball, and was an avid NY Yankee and NY Knicks fan. He loved sports and enjoyed his time as a referee, coach and umpire for many of the local teams. He spent a lot of his time maintaining the sports fields for the kid's sports games.

He was a member and past president of Town of Esopus Little League, member and treasurer of Port Ewen Athletic Association,and member of the Boys & Girls Club Kingston.

He was well known around town as "Mr. Miller".

Bill is survived by one son, Michael W. (Jan) Miller, two grandsons, Andre R. Miller and Michael W. Miller II, all of Port Ewen, and his former wife Cathy (Jerry) Every of Town of Ulster. Many cousins also survive.

In addition to his mother, he is also predeceased by his daughter, Susan K. Miller (1990).

Bill's family will receive friends at the Gilpatric-VanVliet Funeral Home, 339 Broadway, Ulster Park, Town of Esopus on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

The funeral service will be held at 11:00 am, Thursday, May 23, 2019, at the funeral home, The Rev. Dr. David M. Brechter will officiate. Burial will follow at Wiltwyck Rural Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions in Bill's memory to: Port Ewen Athletic Association: www.peaa.org

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Gilpatric-VanVliet Funeral Home
    339 Broadway
    Ulster Park, NY
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    Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
    4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Members of the Port Ewen Fire Dept are requested to assemble on Wednesday at 1715 hrs at the firehouse, then proceed to the Gilpatric-VanVliet Funeral Home to pay last respects to William E. Miller, father of Lieutenant Michael Miller and grandfather of firefighter Michael Miller.
  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 | 11:00am
    Gilpatric-VanVliet Funeral Home
    339 Broadway
    Ulster Park, NY
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Thursday, May 23rd, 2019
    11:00am
    Officiant
    Rev. Dr. David M. Brechter
  • Interment

    Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 |
    Wiltwyck Rural Cemetery
    145 Pine Grove Ave
    Kingston, NY
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    Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

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Zinne Suji

Please accept my deepest condolences for the passing of your loved one. We all eagerly look forward to the fulfillment of God's promise to completely remove death tears mourning outcry and pain (Revelation 21:4). May God almighty father of tender mercies and comfort continue to strengthen you all (2 Corinthians 1:3,4)
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Al Robinson

We were sad to learn of Bill’s passing. We will miss having him across the street. May he Rest In Peace.
Al & Julie Robinson
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Colleen Reilly

So sorry to hear of Mr Miller's passing. He was a sweet kind man and a great coach.
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Terri Plumb

Miller and Every Family ... Our condolences on your loss. May you find comfort in knowing that he is now securely enfolded in the arms of his Lord and Savior enjoying the promises of life eternal. We have such fond memories of the Miller and Every Families from when we lived next door in Port Ewen! Rest in peace, Mr. Miller, you good and faithful servant.
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Doris Preslar Leveque

So sorry for your loss, Jan, Michael, Michael and Andre.
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