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FORESTVILLE:  Paul V. Miller, 87, of South Roberts Road, Forestville, died Saturday, July 2nd, 2022 at Brooks Memorial Hospital, Dunkirk, following a short illness.  He was born in Dunkirk on December 29, 1934, the son of the late James L. and Dorothy (Bohn) Miller.

  Paul was a graduate of the former St. Mary’s Catholic School, Dunkirk, Class of 1952, served in the New York National Guard for 3 years, worked for the former Great Lakes Color Printing of Dunkirk for 20 years and worked in the Food Service Maintenance for SUNY @ Fredonia, for 14 years.  He was a member of Faith Community of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel-St. Rose of Lima Church, Forestville, a social and former active member of Sheridan Volunteer Fire Department and the First Ward Falcon Club, Dunkirk.  Paul was a hardworking and devoted husband & father.

  Survivors include his wife Marjorie A. (White) Miller of Forestville, whom he married on November 27, 1954, in the former Sacred Heart RC Church, Dunkirk, three daughters, Mary Jo (James) Travis, Cheryl (Pat) Burns, Anne (Chris Mooney) Miller, five sons Paul V. Miller, Jr., Jeff (Jackie) Miller, Douglas (Holly) Miller, Gary (Anne) Miller, Andrew (Kait) Miller, two sisters, Margaret (Harold) Emerling, Katherine (Douglas) Hosterman and a brother, Peter Miller.  Also surviving are eighteen grandchildren, over twenty great grandchildren and several nieces & nephews.  Besides his parents he was predeceased by a son Martin “Marty” Miller , who died February 15, 2008, five sisters Jean Brown, Jacquelline Schrantz, Virginia Pawlak, Dorothea Reilly, an infant sister Helen Miller and four brothers Daniel, James, Rev. Thomas and David Miller.

  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, July 23rd at 10 o’clock from Faith Community of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, 165 Central Avenue, Silver Creek with Rev. Daniel Fiebelkorn officiating.  Please self-test prior to attending and mask wearing is required.  Entombment will follow in the Resurrection Mausoleum, Dunkirk.

  The family suggests memorials may be made either to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or the Shriner’s Hospitals for Children, 1645 West 8th Street, Erie, PA 16505 or to the Sheridan Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 122, Sheridan, NY 14135.

  Arrangements are by Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, Forestville.  To post or send condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.

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