Joseph R. Miller, 75, Ephrata, Jade Corp. driver, loved music and movies

By on March 23, 2016


Joseph R. Miller, 75, Ephrata, passed away March 11, 2016, following a lengthy, courageous battle with cancer.

Born in Philadelphia on Feb. 1, 1941, he was a son of the late Walter and Margaret (Dempsey) Miller.

Joe was a truck driver for Jade Corp., Huntingdon Valley, and enjoyed movies and music of all kinds.

Surviving is his wife of 52 years: Carol S. Miller, Ephrata; sons: Joseph Miller Jr., fiancé of Gayle Faust, Ashland; and Michael, married to Patty Miller, Fleming Island, Fla.; four grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; sisters: Catherine Graham and Marge Bennett, both of Philadelphia; sister-in-law: Barbara Bortz, Lancaster; and “adopted” grandchildren: Koty and Hannah, who had a special place in his heart.

Memorial services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 9, from Good Funeral Home and Cremation Centre, Reamstown, with Pastor Dave Boudwin officiating. Joe’s body was donated to science.

Kindly omit flowers; contributions in his memory may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 314 Good Drive, Lancaster, PA 17603.

Good Funeral Home, Reamstown, handled the arrangements. Online condolences may be given at

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