Antique Vintage 04

Helen R. (Trotman) Miller

December 29, 1933 ~ November 30, 2019 (age 85)

Obituary

Helen R. Miller, 85, of Tamaqua, died Saturday, November 30, 2019, in the Orwigsburg Center. She was the wife of Paul E. Miller. They celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary on March 10, 2019. Helen was an excellent wife, mother, and grandmother. She was an accomplished seamstress, baker, and asset to her community. She retired from J.E. Morgan Knitting Mills, Tamaqua. She was also a former employee of Guy’s Flowers and a Tamaqua bus driver for the former Norman Schaeffer Bus Co. Born in Coaldale, she was the daughter of the late Harold "Kidder" and Mary "Pauline" (Hoffman) Trotman. She was a member of Zion’s Stone Church of West Penn Township. She was a member and devoted countless hours to the Hometown Ladies Auxiliary, Hester Rebekah Lodge #29, Tamaqua, Lady Colfax Rebekah Lodge #182, Leesport and the Schuylkill County Fire Police Ladies Auxiliary. She also participated in a missionary mission to Africa to help those in need. She enjoyed traveling with her husband on their motorcycle. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Paula Miller, son, Roy Zehner, brother, Harold Trotman, sister, Jean DeWire and a grandson, Glenn Zehner Jr. Surviving in addition to her husband are three sons, Wayne Zehner and his wife Sue, Glenn Zehner and Paul Miller Jr. and his wife Amy, all of Tamaqua; two daughters, Colette, wife of Joe Markiewicz, Mahanoy City, an Lori Ruch, Sacramento, CA; nine grandchildren, a great grandchild, nieces and nephews. Services will be held at 11am on Thursday, December 5, 2019, at the Hartman Funeral Home, 1791 West Penn Pike, Rte. 309, New Ringgold, with Rev. Russell Campbell officiating. Calling hours on Wednesday from 6-8 pm and on Thursday from 10-11am. Interment will be in the Odd Fellows Cemetery, Tamaqua. Contributions may be made in her name to Zion’s Stone Church, 45 Cemetery Rd, New Ringgold, PA 17960. Arrangements are being handled by the Hartman Funeral Home, 1791 West Penn Pike, Rte. 309, New Ringgold. Online condolences may be made at www.hartmanfuneralhomeinc.com.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
December 4, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Hartman Funeral Home, Inc.
1791 West Penn Pike, Route 309
New Ringgold, PA 17960

Visitation
Thursday
December 5, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Hartman Funeral Home, Inc.
1791 West Penn Pike, Route 309
New Ringgold, PA 17960

Funeral Service
Thursday
December 5, 2019

11:00 AM
Hartman Funeral Home, Inc.
1791 West Penn Pike, Route 309
New Ringgold, PA 17960

Interment following funeral service

Odd Fellows Cemetery
West Broad Street
Tamaqua, PA 18252

Donations

Zion's Stone Church Of West Penn Township
45 Cemetery Road, New Ringgold PA 17960
Tel: 1-570-386-5111
Email: zscofc@ptd.net
Web: http://www.zionstonechurch.org

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