George G. Miller 92, passed away peacefully on January 30th at West Shore Health Center in Warwick, RI. He was a lifelong resident of Cranston and summer resident at Roy Carpenter's Beach, Matunuck, RI.
He was the son of the late Frederick and Lillian Miller. He was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Anne Miller, and by three brothers one sister and one great granddaughter. He is survived by his sisters Lillian Forrest and Doris Hamilton. George is also survived by his four children Gary Miller and partner Carol Bogossian, Daniel Miller and wife Karen, Beverly Gross and husband John, Patricia McBurney and husband Shaun, grandchildren Gary Miller (Diane), Jesse Miller (Christine) and Taylor, Austin, Julia McBurney, and Seamus McNamee (Brandy), as well as three great-grand children.
George was a Coast Guard Veteran, during World War ll. He worked in the banking industry for 45 years. George was a member of Calvary Covenant Church for many years, serving in various capacities. He also served as the treasurer of the RI Tuberculosis Society.
George loved spending time with his family around good meals, and especially summering at Roy Carpenter's Beach where he loved to swim, fish, and visit with neighbors. He was an avid fisherman, which included fresh water, salt water, and ice fishing, bringing home many catches to share with family and friends. George was a huge sports fan of the Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots, and Boston Bruins. He also enjoyed ice skating, gardening, painting, eating out, and traveling to Cape Cod, Maine, Virginia, Florida, Oregon, and Montana. He was always available for family and friends at any time. George will be remembered for his kindness, generosity, and gentle spirit. He will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved him.
His funeral will be held on Tuesday at 11:00am in The Butterfield Chapel 500 Pontiac Avenue Cranston followed by burial in All Saints Cemetery Warwick. Visitation will be held on Monday from 5:00-7:00pm.
The family would like to thank the staff at West Shore Health Center for all their care, kindness, compassion, and support during George's time there.
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