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Mary M. Miller

Obituary for Mary M. Miller

December 6, 1948 - February 8, 2017
Upper Darby, Pennsylvania | Age 68

Beloved Wife, Loving Mother, Grandmother, Sister


Mary M. Miller (nee Kane), age 68, of Upper Darby, PA, passed away on February 8, 2017. Born in Philadelphia, PA, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Madeline Kane (nee Leap). She was employed as a Bookkeeper for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia in Catholic Social Services.

Mary was a very strong, life-long Catholic. She loved spending time with her family, reading, cooking, visiting Ocean City, NJ with her husband, history, traveling, and watching classic movies, especially film noir. She loved the movies "Gone With The Wind", "The African Queen", "Breakfast at Tiffany's" and "Guys and Dolls". She also enjoyed going to the theater. She used to perform in plays when she was a teenager growing up in Roxborough and Manayunk.

She enjoyed her cats, reading Agatha Christie novels, and British comedies and shows. In addition to traveling with her husband, she enjoyed going to Gettysburg, PA and the Philadelphia Art Museum.

Mary was the beloved wife of Franklin Miller, the loving mother of Ian M. Miller and Frank L. Miller (Claire), her granddaughter, Tabatha Miller and her best friend, Maryanne. She was predeceased by her brother, James Charles Kane.

Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing Tuesday, February 14, 2017 6:00-8:00 PM and Wednesday, February 15, 2017 9:00-10:00 AM at The Donohue Funeral Home, 8401 West Chester Pike (cor. Lynn Blvd.), Upper Darby, PA (610) 449-0300 and to her Funeral Mass 10:30 AM St. Philomena Church, 41 E. Baltimore Avenue, Lansdowne, PA. Interment Calvary Cemetery, West Conshohocken, PA.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mary's memory to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 225 City Avenue, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 would be appreciated.

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  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
    225 City Avenue
    Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

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Donohue Funeral Homes, Inc.

8401 W Chester Pike
Upper Darby, PA 19082
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