June 21, 2021, 89, LaGrange –
Genevieve Clara Berg Miller, formerly of Ellenville, New York, joined the rank of angels surrounded by her loved ones, at her home on Monday, June 21, 2021. She was 89 years young.
Gen is survived by her daughter, Debbie Stedner and husband, Stan of LaGrange, NC; son, Paul Craig Miller and wife, Cindy, of Rolling Meadows, IL; two granddaughters Kimberly Stedner of LaGrange, NC; Stefanie Hawkins and husband, William of Woodstock, GA; five great-grandchildren, Mikaela Foss and husband, Joseph of Jacksonville, NC; Specialist Max Tapiz, United State Army, of LaGrange, NC; Will Hawkins of Woodstock, GA; Izabelle Casey of Goldsboro, NC; and Maggie Hawkins, of Woodstock, GA; beloved sister, Joyce Gray of Wallkill, NY; three step-grandchildren, Conner, Brandon and Melissa McNerney and a treasure of nieces and nephews.
Gen was preceded in death by her love of 68 years, Paul “Pudge” Miller and parents, Paul and Evelyn Berg.
Gen was born in Ellenville, New York on September 16, 1931. Gen worked as a telephone operator at the Ellenville Telephone Company. After raising her children, she worked at the Nevele Country Club as a reservation specialist and retired after over 35 years of service. Gen was an avid knitter and crocheter. She also excelled in embroidery and crewel stitching.
Before moving to LaGrange, North Carolina, Gen was a member of the Ellenville First Aid and Rescue Squad. She was an active member at her home church, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Ellenville, as was as a member of their vestry and alter guild. After moving to North Carolina, Gen attended St. Francis Episcopal Church of Goldsboro.
A private family service will be held on Tuesday at Howell Funeral Home. A celebration of life with interment of both Gen and her beloved Pudge will take place at St. Francis Episcopal Church of Goldsboro in September.
The family would like to say a special thank you to all those who have helped, especially the members of St. Francis Episcopal Church, during this exceedingly difficult time. We are also so incredibly grateful to the phenomenal team at Community Home Health for their assistance and compassion. Your kindness will never be forgotten.
In lieu of flowers, Gen has requested donations to be made to St. Francis Episcopal Church, Love and Action Fund, P.O. Box 11406, Goldsboro, NC 27532.
“And it is in dying that we are born into eternal life.”