Cumberland Times-News

August 3, 2013


Cumberland Times-News

— TRAPPE — Ruth A. “Punkin” Miller, 77, of Trappe, died on Monday, July 29, 2013, at Genesis Health Care the Pines.

Born March 15, 1936, in Cumberland, she was the daughter of the late Burgea W. and Ruth E. Robison Twigg.

She graduated from Allegany High School in 1954.

On Nov. 7, 1983, she married G. James Miller, who died June 9, 2012. In addition to her parents and husband, she was also predeceased by her son, James D. Koontz.

Mrs. Miller spent her working career in the retail clothing industry and many years at the Cumberland Country Club.

She is survived by a son, Jeffrey A. Koontz (Karen), of Cumberland; three stepchildren, Patrick Miller (Kim), of Annapolis, Caroline Miller, of Cumberland and Pamela Lassen, of Baltimore; her sister, Dorothy Michaels (Victor), of Cumberland; two grandchildren, Christina Russell (Brandon) and Brittnay Koontz and two great-grandchildren, Sky-–ler and Tayler Russell.

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013 at 11 a.m. at Sunset Memorial Park in Cumberland.

Arrangements by Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home, P.A. Easton.

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