Irene Miller, 94, of Rochester

Irene Miller, 94, of Rochester, passed away at 6:35 AM on Friday, January 20, 2023   at Wynnfield Crossing.


On April 8, 1928, Irene was born in Akron to Porter and Luvilla B. Ballenger    Rhodes Sr. As the baby of the family, she was the youngest of 10 children.  Proudly, she graduated with the Class of 1946 from Akron High School.


Irene and Dick Arthur Miller were married on March 10, 1948 in Akron. They shared 41 years of life’s adventures. Sadly, he passed away on June 12, 1989.


As a homemaker, Irene cherished the time with her family.  Keeping busy with her hands, Irene loved to sew and knit beautiful creations. Irene was a member of the First Baptist Church and assisted with the preparation of many meals.


Left to cherish the memories of Irene are daughter, Deborah Tatter and husband Warren of Rochester; son, Terry M. Miller and Debra of Rossmoor, CA; four grandchildren, Derek Tatter and wife Maggie, Adam Tatter, Terry “T.J.”  Miller Jr, Elizabeth Howe, Joseph Miller; four great grandchildren Sabrina Tatter, Alexander Tatter, Cadence Miller, Kingston Howe and numerous nieces and nephews.


Preceding Irene in death are her parents, husband, four sisters, Nina Chapman, Selena Gillespie, Emalene Kindig, Lorene Spice, five Rhodes brothers, Loren at the age of 2, Porter Jr, Thomas, Dale and Bobby.


A celebration of the life of Irene Miller will be at 11:30 AM on Tuesday, January 24, 2023 in the Good Family Funeral Home, 1200 West 18th St., Rochester.


Friends may visit with the family one hour prior to the service.   Irene’s son Pastor Terry Miller Sr. will officiate.


Interment will be in the Rochester IOOF Cemetery.


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