Gorman L. Miller, 73, of 6 Holly Court Danville PA died Monday morning,
April 9, 2007 at Geisinger Medical Center Danville PA. He was born November
13, 1933 in Nappanee Indiana the son of the late Emmert C. and Alma E.
graduated from New Paris High School New Paris Indiana in 1951 and from
Lavern College Lavern California with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1956. He
earned his Masterís Degree in Education from Indiana University Bloomington
Indiana in 1961 and his Doctorate in Education from Ball State University
Muncie Indiana in 1973.
relocating to Danville, Dr. Miller was an elementary teacher and principal
in Indiana for 17 years. He taught Elementary Education at Bloomsburg
University from 1973 through May of 1998 when he retired. He was a member
of Phi Delta Kappa.
Miller was an active member of First Baptist Church Danville PA. He served
faithfully on the Deacon Board and was chairman for many years. He was also
a member of the Building Committee and he taught the Adult Fellowship Sunday
School Class for numerous years.
sports enthusiast, Dr. Miller enjoyed watching all sports especially the
Indiana Hoosiers. He was an avid reader and also enjoyed gardening.
survived by his wife of 49 years Patricia A. Mishler Miller whom he married
August 17, 1957 and two daughters; Pamela K. Simonetti and her husband Chris
of Reedsville PA and Mary E. Albertson and her husband Randy of Bloomsburg
PA. Also surviving is one grandson Tobin S. Simonetti. He is also survived
by one brother Everett Miller of Venice Florida. He was preceded in death
by a granddaughter Kayla M. Simonetti; two brothers, Lamar and Claire Miller
and one sister Jeanette Gingrich.
services will be held Thursday, April 12 2007 at 1:00 PM from the First
Baptist Church 20 Brookside Drive Danville PA with his pastor the Reverend
Dr. Harry H. Wonderland officiating assisted by the Reverend David J. Mouw,
Associate Pastor and the Reverend Calvin R. Beveridge, Pastor Emeritus.
Burial will follow in Columbia Hill Cemetery Columbia Hill Road Danville
PA. Friends will be received Thursday from 11:00 AM until 12:50 PM at the
church. The family will provide flowers. Memorial contributions may be
made to the First Baptist Church of Danville Missionary Fund 20 Brookside
Drive Danville PA 17821.