Obituary of Joseph Arnold Miller
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MILLER, Joseph Arnold "Red" Age 94, passed away peacefully from pneumonia at the Valley Regional Hospital on July 18th, 2021. Survived by his loving wife of 69 years, Bernice (Halstead); children, Susan, Michael (Carole-Ann) and Greg (Frances); grandchildren, Shannon (Donald), Samantha, and Alyssa; great grandchildren, Chase and Ryder; sister, Victoria (Murphy); sister-in-law, Alice (Halstead); and several nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents, Benjamin and Edna (Petch), brothers, John and Mires; sisters, Marie and Mabel; great grandson, Brady. Born February 9th, 1927 in Munson, Alberta and raised in Munson and Calgary. Red had a lifelong interest in airplanes, starting with building models that were proudly hung from the dining room ceiling; joining the air cadets, later the air force; and then a long career in aerospace, retiring from Canadair (Bombardier) in 1987. Red enjoyed a long retirement reading many books; making new friends through the friendship club in Pierrefonds, QC, the gliders club in Windsor, NS, and from many decades of bowling. Red was in and out of the hospital for the last two months and always received timely, considerate, and professional care. Special thanks to caregivers Amber, Tyler, and Shannon, who always kept Red comfortable and well fed at home. Arrangements for cremation have been entrusted to DeMont Family Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 419 Albert St., Windsor (902-798-8317). There will be no visitation by request. A funeral mass, keeping with COVID-19 guidelines will be held 11 a.m., Thursday, July 22 in St. John the Evangelist Church, 339 King St., Windsor, Rev. Father Keith Billard officiating. Donations in memory of Red may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting: www.demontfamilyfuneralhome.ca
Thursday, July 22, 2021
St. John The Evangelist Roman Catholic Church
339 King Street
Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada
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