Robert J. Miller, 76, of Rome, passed away on Thursday, May 24, 2012, at Rome Memorial Hospital following a brief illness with his loving family at his side. He was born on April 26, 1936, in Buffalo, New York, the son of Walter and Ida Bundscho Miller. He was a graduate of Fosdick-Maston High School in Buffalo and received his Bachelor’s Degree from Syracuse University.
On September 12, 1959, Robert was united in marriage to Lois Seibert in Christ Lutheran Church in Buffalo. Lois passed away on May 29, 1999.
Bob was a loan officer for Marine Midland Bank, now HSBC, in Syracuse, NY.
He proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army from 1961 to 1963.
He was of the Lutheran faith.
Bob was very active in the Rome Youth Hockey Association.
Surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Carol and Peter Kieffer of Rome, and Kimberly and Andrew Chek, of Belmar, NJ; two sons and a daughter-in-law, John Miller, of Rome, and Keith and Sarah Miller, of Victor, NY; a sister and brother-in-law, Margaret and Fred Williams, of PA; seven grandchildren, Nicole Kieffer, Brooke and Caitlin Miller, R.J. and Samantha Miller, Braeden and Sydnie Chek; and several nieces and nephews. Bob was predeceased by a brother, Charles Miller.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at Resurrection Life Church at 11:00 a.m. where the Rev. Jeff Heck will officiate. Interment with Military Honors will take place in Rome Cemetery. Family and friends are invited and may call on Monday from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George St., Rome.
Contributions may be made in Bob’s memory to Rome Youth Hockey Association, PO Box 861, Rome, NY, 13442.
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