Barbara Ann Miller, 74, of Jamestown, formerly of Kennedy, passed away Wednesday (Aug. 21, 2013), in Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, N.Y., due to complications with heart surgery.
A lifelong area resident, she was born July 23, 1939, in Jamestown, the daughter of the late Roy and Alice Alberg Burch.
Barbara was a 1957 graduate of Falconer High School, and was employed by American Manufacturing Company directly out of high school. Prior to retirement in 2001, she was employed by WCA Hospital ICU for 23 years.
She was a member of the Ross Mills Church of God, and enjoyed attending yard sales to purchase items for herself and others. Barbara also enjoyed horses, going on boat cruises, turkey raffles, and was a big fan of Roy Rogers. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, and her dog, Mazie who was the love of her life.
Surviving are her three daughters: Tammy (Mark) Fiebelkorn of Randolph, Vicki Reynolds of Cherry Creek, and Terri Miller of Jamestown; a son: Dusty (Christina) Miller of Kennedy; three stepsons: Martin T. (Mary) Miller Jr., of North East, Pa., Richard (Cindy) Miller and Ronald (Dawn) Miller, both of Mayville; 15 grandchil-dren; eight great-grandchildren, a brother, Ken-neth (Doris) Burch of Al-lentown, Pa,; five sisters: Louise (Thad) Wright of Austin, Texas, Shirley (Al) Swanson of Gerry, Lois (Adrian) Bowder of Falconer, Kathy Burch of Lake-wood, and Becky (Matt) FitzPatrick of Ashville.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Martin T. Miller, whom she married Jan. 27, 1962, in Falconer, and who died Aug. 27, 2011.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday in the Falconer Funeral Home. The Rev. David Olson, pastor of Ross Mills Church of God, will officiate.
Friends will be received by the family from 2-5 p.m. Sunday and one hour prior to the funeral service Monday in the funeral home.
Memorials may be donated to the Barbara A. Miller Fund, c/o Rebecca FitzPatrick, Greater Chautauqua FCU, 51 E. Main St., Falconer, NY 14733.
Visit our website at www.falconerfuneralhome.net to light a candle in remembrance.