Edward C. Miller, 89, of Tucson, Arizona, passed away at is home Tuesday, March 31, 2020. He was a loving husband and father and will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Ed was born to parents Raymond W. and Esther R. Miller, April 8, 1930, in Huntingdon. He graduated from Huntingdon High School in 1949, and afterward enlisted in the United States Air Force, serving from 1949-1952. Ed was stationed in Yokota, Japan, and was part of the 528th Aircraft Control and Warning Group. He was awarded the Korean Service Medal, UN Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. After leaving the Air Force, he completed a machinist course at the Williamsport Technical Institute. In 1957, he was awarded a diploma from International Correspondence Schools in Scranton, for his completed studies in machine shop practice and toolmaking. He was then hired by Capitol Airlines in Washington, D.C., as a machinist.
On April 7, 1956, he married the love of his life, Bernice E. Griggs. In 1961, they moved west to Tucson, Arizona where they would live out their lives together and raise a family. Ed genuinely loved living in Tucson, which he often referred to as “God’s Country.” It was in Tucson, after working for Safeway Markets and then the U.S. Postal Service that he found what was to become his perfect career. He joined the Prudential Insurance Co. where he experienced tremendous success as a top producer because of his natural affinity for working with people. Over his 20 years with Prudential, he was named Man of the Year multiple times and was one of the Million Dollar Producers.
Ed is survived by his wife of 64 years, Bernice E. Miller, his daughters, Crystal Miller and Yvonne Pisciotta (Perry) and his grandchildren, Justin Rienzo, Eric Pisciotta and Alicia Pisciotta, all of Tucson, Arizona.
One brother, Donald R. Miller, Huntingdon, survives him.
In addition to his parents, four brothers, John W. Miller, Ernest E. Miller, Frank C. Miller and Raymond Miller Jr., preceded him in death.
Services were handled under the direction of the Evergreen Mortuary, Tucson, Arizona.
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