Celebrating the life of Anna T. Miller
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Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Agnes Catholic Church in Orrville on Thursday at 11 a.m. Father Ronald Turek will be officiating. Friends may call at Gresser Funeral Home from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Burial will take place at Crown Hill Cemetery in Orrville following Mass. A luncheon will be served in the church school basement after the burial.
The family suggests that donations may be directed LifeCare Hospice, 1900 Akron Road, Wooster, Ohio, 44691 in her memory.
The daughter of Theresa and Matthew Heisler, Ann was born on May 30, 1922, in Stoneboro, Pennsylvania, and moved to Akron with her family when she was a baby. As a young woman, she worked on the assembly line at Goodyear Aircraft during World War II. Ann married Werden Miller on November 25, 1944, at St. Mary Church in Akron.
Ann was a homemaker who enjoyed caring for her family; gardening; sewing; playing cards; and participating in church activities, including the Legion of Mary, Avila, the funeral choir, and funeral dinners. She was involved in the community as well, with Study Club, Meals on Wheels, and Friendship Meals.
Surviving are daughters Carol Holtz of Mentor and Marianne Miller of Eastlake; sons John Miller of Valrico, Florida, and Robert (Rosa) Miller of Winter Garden, Florida; and nieces and a nephew. She was blessed with one granddaughter, Isabella Miller, of Winter Garden, Florida, and five grandsons, all of northeastern Ohio: James Holtz of Mentor, David (Janelle) Holtz of Mentor, Bryan (Danielle) Holtz of Aurora, Kevin (Megan) Holtz of Stow, and Matthew (Toyomi) Holtz of Solon. She enjoyed her 11 great-grandchildren: Joshua; Madelyn, Sam, Noah, and Mary; Oliver and Charlie; Ellie and Ben; and Noemi and Mira.
Ann was preceded in death by her husband, Werden; son Jimmy; four sisters; and great-grandson Joe. Her family and friends will miss her
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