Obituary: Joan Therese Miller of Yorktown Heights – Patch

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, NY — Joan Therese Miller (née Doyle), born in 1929, in Bronx, NY, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 12, 2023.
She is predeceased by her husband John J. Miller. Joan met John while roller skating at St. Helena’s church, and they were married on Aug. 7, 1948. They resided in the Bronx and started their family.
They were blessed with five children: Michael Miller (Diana) of Palm Coast, FL, Robert Miller of Fairport, NY, Joanne Prisco of Yorktown Heights, NY, Suzanne Mathison (Peter) of Wantagh, NY and Dianne Angelini (Edward) of Somers, NY.
Joan was blessed with 13 grandchildren: Jason (Jenna), Deanna (Mike), Jillian (Matt), Joseph (Sarah), Joni (George), Jenna (Mike), Scott (Lauren), Daniel, Nicole, Caroline, Abigail, Hannah and Luke; along with 11 great-grandchildren: Millie, Nora, Sadie, Benjamin, Oliver, Lucy, Maeve, Eloise Florence, George, Miles and Eloise Gray.
Joan was a devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family. She was commonly known by many as “GiGi.”
Joan moved to Highbrook Street in Yorktown Heights in 1967. She was a devout Catholic and active parishioner of St. Patrick’s Church for over 50 years and worked at St. Patrick’s School in various positions for close to 40 years. She developed many close friendships there and in her Junior Lake neighborhood.
Joan always enjoyed her weekly games of Mahjongg and her vacations to Aruba and Las Vegas. She loved to root for the Yankees.
Joan lived a life full of joy and laughter and will be dearly missed by all who have known and loved her.
Mass of Christian Burial was at St. Patrick’s Church in Yorktown Heights, NY on Tuesday June 20, followed by interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Valhalla, NY.
In lieu of flowers, donations to any of the following charities would be appreciated: St. Patrick’s School, Yorktown, NY, Sisters of the Presentation, New Windsor, NY, or the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation.

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