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Helen Lavina Miller

Helen Lavina Miller, 98, of Tyrone, Pa. died Friday, Feb. 15, 2008.
She was born June 19, 1909 in Ironsville, Pa. a daughter of Benjamin and Mary (Updike) Calderwood.
She was married to Charles Cecil Miller who died Oct. 19, 1990.
Survived by a daughter Anna “Susan” Noel of Tyrone and a son Charles “Bucky” Miller (Kathryn) of Midland, Tx.
Four grandchildren: Sandra Watson (Jeffrey) and Jennifer Hoover (Rick) of Tyrone; Sally Rader (Doug) of Glendale, Ariz. and Tim Miller (Lupe) of Midland, Tx.
Eight great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
A sister Margaret Zeek of Tyrone and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by brothers James, Paul, William and Luther, and sisters Harriet Hunter, Catherine McFalls, Anne Widney, one granddaughter and one great-grandson.
She was a member of the former Ironsville Methodist Church and was a homemaker.
She retired as Janitoress at the former Home Electric Co., Tyrone.
A funeral service will be held Monday, Feb. 18, 2008 at 11 a.m. at the Derman Funeral Home, Inc., Tyrone, with Rev. Peggy J. Bonsell officiating. Interment will be at Logan Valley Cemetery.
Friends will be received at the Derman Funeral Home, Inc., Tyrone, on Sunday from 7 to 9 p.m.
Contributions in her memory may be made to the Blair Co. Chapter of the American Heart Assn., 501 Howard Ave., Altoona, Pa. 16601.