Virginia L. Miller a lifelong resident of Kripplebush, NY, died Wednesday, April 30, 2008 at Albany Medical Center. She was 90. Virginia was born on November 20, 1917 in Ellenville, NY, the daughter of the late Claude and Viola (Davis) Christiana.
Mrs. Miller was married on January 14, 1945 in Beacon, NY to her husband the late Chester O. Miller. He died in 1971.
Virginia was a lifetime parishioner of the Kripplebush United Methodist Church. She retired two years ago from the Ulster County Community College after working as the Library Clerk for thirty-five years. She will be remembered always as a devoted wife, mother and friend.
Mrs. Miller is survived by her sons; Carl (Donna) and Clarence Hank (Theresa “Terry”) Miller both of Kripplebush and her daughter; Christine (Michael) Sutton of New Paltz, her eight grandchildren; James Smith, Chad Miller, Christopher Miller, Michael Sutton, Caryn Miller, Craig Miller, Jennifer Sutton and Matthew Sutton, her great-granddaughter; Samantha Virginia Smith and several nieces and nephews. She was a second mother to Ken E. Osterhoudt of Port St. Lucie Fl. and Charles “Chick” Buboltz of Saugerties. Virginia was predeceased by her brother Donald Christiana and her sister Jean Haener.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at H.B. Humiston Funeral Home, 30 42nd St., Kerhonkson, NY. A Celebration of her life is scheduled for Saturday 11 AM at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Stone Ridge.