Romona Miller, 89, generous and kindhearted, made delicious fudge, enjoyed casino trips

By on March 20, 2019

Romona Miller, 89, of Manheim, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at Hospice & Community Care, Mount Joy.

Born in Lebanon, she was the daughter of the late David E. and Katie Houser Wolf. Romona was the loving wife of the late Harry LeVerne Miller, who died in 2012.

Her interests included cooking, baking cookies, trips to the casino, scratching lottery tickets, shopping on Fridays, traveling to the beach for vacations, and spending time with her family. She also enjoyed making peanut butter Easter eggs and Mrs. Miller’s homemade fudge. Generous and kindhearted, Romona would always put others first and tell everyone to be happy.

Surviving are five children: Harry D., husband of M. Jean Funk Miller of Manheim; Ross R., husband of Cheryl Moore Miller of Camp Hill; Katherine E., wife of Thomas Fritz; James L., husband of Dolores Carpenter Miller; and Jay D., husband of Lavanda Schaffer Miller, all of Manheim; 13 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; a sister; Shirley, wife of Anthony Schwartz of Lebanon; a brother-in-law: Mervin, husband of Vera Miller; two sisters-in-law: Betty Storm and Phoebe Shickley; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by nine brothers: John, Charles, Elmer, Earl, Walter, David, Roy, Raymond and Ronald Wolf; and five sisters: Violet Wolf, Jenny Berkheiser, Joyce Berrier, Elaine Lefever and Patricia Knier.

Services were held March 20 at Buch Funeral Home, Manheim. Interment was in Hernley Mennonite Cemetery.

To place a condolence online, visit Buch Funeral Home, Manheim, handled the arrangements.

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