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John L. Miller, Deer Creek Township, Cochranton, Pennsylvania, passed away at his residence Monday, June 5. He was 72.
He was born in Mercer County, July 18, 1944, a son of William and Elizabeth (Sommers) Miller.
On June 8, 1968, he married Sara Miller, who survives.
John had worked on his family's dairy farm for 21 years and was also a salesman for Animal Medic, in addition to his employment at Door World, Hadley, from 1999 to 2012 from which he retired.
John was a longtime fan and spectator of Cochranton High School sports. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, traveling and doing yard work with his wife, as well as spending time with his family and grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, Sara, he is survived by three children, Renae Buchanan and husband, Shawn, Zanesville, Ohio, Bryan Miller and wife, Amanda, and Derek Miller and wife, Pam, all of Cochranton; sister, Sarah Miller, and husband, Jerry, North Canon, and a brother, Henry Miller and wife, Mary Ellen, Cochranton; and nine grandchildren, Garrett, Nathan, Carson, Katy, Drew, Lexi, Dustin, Addison and Alivia.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A funeral service will take place Thursday, June 8, at 11 a.m. at Cochranton Community Church with Pastor Stephen Clulow officiating Jesse McCullough will assist.
Friends may call at the Robert L. Snyder Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. 3223 Perry Hwy., Wednesday, June 7, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. and at the church Thursday, June 8, from 10 to 11 a.m. Internment will follow at Cochranton Cemetery.
Friends and family may share memories and condolences online at snyderfh.com.
The family has suggested that memorial contributions be sent to the Motzing Center,157 W. Adams St., Cochranton, PA 16314, and to the Hemophilia Center of Pittsburgh, 3636 Blvd. of the Allies, Pittsburgh, PA 15213.
Published on June 6, 2017
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