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Obituary of Belle F. Miller
Cohocton – Belle F. Miller, 95 years of age, passed away Tuesday morning November 5, 2019 at Nicholas H. Noyes Memorial Hospital in Dansville.
Belle was born June 7, 1924 in East Randolph, NY the daughter of Leon and Margery (Wilbur) Stanton. She grew up in East Randolph and also resided in the Trumansburg, Willard and the Loon Lake areas prior to her move to the Livingston County Healthcare Facility in Mt. Morris a few years ago. Belle and Calvin Miller were married May 24, 1947 at the Cohocton Presbyterian Church and together celebrated over 52 years of marriage prior to Calvin passing away in May of 2000.
Belle earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Buffalo State University and also attended Cornell University. She was a home economics teacher and registered dietician within the Ovid School system and was the food administrator at Willard Psychiatric Hospital for 23 ½ years. Belle enjoyed quilting; reading, especially westerns and romance novels; gardening and loved to swim whether it was at her home on Loon Lake or at the local YMCA.
Belle was pre-deceased by her parents Leon and Margery Stanton. She is survived by her children, Curtis (Janis) Wilbur of VA, James E. Miller of FL, Nancy Downey of TX, Diane (Sam) West of TX and Gale (Ron) Sick of Cohocton; her grandchildren, Julie (Darren) Volpe of CT, Jennifer (Billy) Harper of VA, Jackie (Chris) George of OR, James Miller of VA, Clayton (Allison) Miller of FL, Channing Miller of VA, Chase Miller, Calvin Miller and Constantine Miller all of FL, Travis West of Washington, D.C., Jessica West of TX, Megan Sick (Tonya Lindenmuth) of MA, Courtney (Brooks) McGivbony of NC and Tyler Sick of NC; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Belle’s funeral services will be private and at the convenience of her family. Contributions in memory of Belle F. Miller may be made to the Cohocton Presbyterian Church, 54 Maple Ave., Cohocton, NY 14826.
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