Jacob C. "Jake" Miller, co-owner of Miller Auto Co., passed away at his home in Woodbury on Friday after an extended illness.
Mr. Miller was born in Woodbury, son of Brice and Dorothy (Ritter) Miller. He married Marian (Kagarise) in New Enterprise on April 12, 1944.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by these sons: Thomas and wife, Donna (Lage), Steven and wife, Kathy (Ringler), all of Woodbury, Brice and wife, Lisa (Schaeffer), of Bordertown; and a daughter, Susanne Marchi and husband, Fred, of Hollidaysburg. "Pap Jake" was a loving grandfather and great-grandfather to: Kristen Rulewich, husband, Joe, and children, J.T. and Kamryn of New Jersey, Eric and Amy (Metzler) and girls, Reece and Quinn, of Martinsburg, Lucas and Jennie (Hershberger) and girls, Carson, Brynn and Lily of Salemville, and Abby Reininger, husband, Brody, and daughter, Kitt, of Bordertown. He is also survived by a sister, Beverly Ritchey; and brothers: George, Wayne and Dwight. His brother, Gene, preceded him in death.
Jake was a 1942 graduate of Replogle High School and served in the U.S. Army Air Corps from 1943-46.
He was a charter member of the Raver's Gap Sportsman Club, a member of the Woodbury Church of the Brethren and the co-owner of Miller Auto with his brother "Mose" for many years.
A private service will be held for the family by the Rev. Larry Graybill. Arrangements are by the S. Gerald Weaver Funeral Home, Woodbury.
The family prefers memorials contributions be given to the Southern Cove EMS organization.