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Robert E. Miller, Sr.
NORTH SMITHFIELD- Robert E. "Butch" Miller, Sr., 79, of Green St., Slatersville, died Sunday, February 27, 2011 in Oakland Grove Health Care Center, Woonsocket. He was the loving husband of Lucille E. (Desplaines) Miller.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late William E. and Alma (Nelson) Miller.
A Marine Veteran of the Korean War, Mr. Miller worked for Wyman Gordon, Grafton, MA as a Foreman and instrument repair technician.
Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, Robert Miller, Jr. and Steven Miller, both of Slatersville, a daughter, Dr. Maureen Miller-Lemek and her husband Michael Lemek of Richmond, two brothers, William and his wife Priscilla Miller, and Carle and his wife Mary Miller, both of Slatersville, a sister, Christine Evans of Greenfield, MA, and four grandchildren, Jacob, Katie, Matt and Meredith.
Butch was well known as a great cook, his specialty being chowder and clam-cakes. He was a classic car enthusiast and enjoyed cruising with the top down in his beloved "Bird '66". Butch was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and brother and was loved by all who knew him.
His Mass of Christian Burial, with Military Honors, will be held on Saturday, March 12, 2011 at 10AM in St. John the Evangelist Church, 63 Church St., No. Smithfield. Calling hours are Friday March 11, 2011 from 5-8PM in the Holt Funeral Home, 510 So. Main St., Woonsocket. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Parkinson Disease Assoc. Inc, RI Chapter, Providence, RI 02940.
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