Beatrice Miller

Beatrice Frances (Smith) Miller, 95, of Swatara Twp. and formerly of Camp Hill, passed away Tuesday, November 28, 2017 in her home. Born in Newport, Perry County, on September 15, 1922, she was the daughter of the late Roy Shumaker Smith and Ida Belle Newlin Smith.

She retired from the Book of the Month Club, Mechanicsburg, PA. She was a member of Shiremanstown First Church of God and Mechanicsburg American Legion Post 109. She enjoyed flower gardening, baking, cooking and going to yard sales and flea markets. She enjoyed holidays and birthdays with her family and friends.

Special thanks to her two caregivers, Tasha and Julie. She enjoyed playing checkers and coloring with them. Bea was a kind and loving person and will be greatly missed by her family.

Beatrice was preceded in death by her husband, Boyd D. Miller, on April 12, 1999 after 57 years of marriage. She was also preceded in death by seven sisters and four brothers. She is survived by two daughters, Bonnie K. Husic of Lemoyne and Yvonne B. Ketterer and her husband, Joe of Oberlin; one granddaughter, Connie Husic; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.

Funeral Services will be held on Monday, December 4, 2017 at 11:00 am in Wiedeman Funeral Home, 357 S. Second St., Steelton with Rev. Floyd R. Carlen, Jr., her Pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Lower Paxton Twp. Friends are invited to call at the funeral home on Monday from 10:00 am to 11:00 am.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to her church, Shiremanstown First Church of God, 35 S. Locust St., Shiremanstown, PA 17011 or Hospice of Central PA, 1320 Linglestown Rd., Harrisburg, PA 17110.