Humphrey, NY Lela Miller, 91, of Humphrey passed away peacefully on Sunday (July 28, 2019), surrounded by her loving family.
Born April 4, 1928 in Niagara Falls, she was the daughter of Lawrence and Carrie Allison Gee. On May 15, 1952 in Erie, PA she married Roy C. "Whitey" Miller who predeceased her.
Lela was retired from Harrison Radiator Division of GM for 30 years. She loved to travel, and she was an avid reader. She enjoyed selling blueberries at the farmer's markets and helping out on the farm during summers. She was game for anything and was always ready to hit the road, even if it was on a motorcycle. Her family and friends will always remember her as Gigi. Her sweet disposition, kind heart and thoughtful deeds will be truly missed.
She is survived by her beloved children Carrie (Daniel) Childs of Humphrey, Lawrence Miller of Bradford, Kimberly (Peter) Sirianni of Lancaster and Daniel (Catherine) Miller of Humphrey; 8 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren, whom she adored, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband she was predeceased by 6 brothers and sisters Alma Agan, Max Gee, Norman Gee, Lorraine Marks, Leon Gee and Thomas Gee.
The family will receive guests at the St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church Parish Hall on Friday, (August 2, 2019) from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. A memorial service will be held at noon in the church. Rev. Kim Rossi, rector, will officiate. A private burial will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Olean, or the Cattaraugus County SPCA, PO Box 375, Olean, NY 14760.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Casey, Halwig & Hartle Funeral Home, Olean. Online condolences may be expressed at oleanfuneralhome.com.