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July 2, 2014

Joan (Peters) Miller

TAMPA, Fla. — Joan (Peters) Miller, 87, of Tampa, Fla., passed away Tuesday, July 1, 2014.

Born Nov. 3, 1926, in Meadville, she was a daughter of Franklin and Marguerite (Poux) Peters.

Joan graduated from Meadville High School in 1944, where she was “Miss Meadville High.” In 1948, she graduated from Allegheny College, and later that year married her high school sweetheart, Steve Miller, on Sept. 11, 1948. Their life together took them from Pennsylvania to Florida, back to Pennsylvania and, one last time to Florida, where they settled in Tampa.

Joan was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. As the heart of her family, she dedicated her life to caring for her family. She later worked as an executive assistant, ending her career at Jim Walters in Tampa.

Joan was predeceased by her parents; and a brother, James.

She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Stephen, and their three children and their spouses, Allyn Perry (Clark) of Branchville, N.J., Stephen Jr. (Pam) of Erie and Andrew (Sherrie) of Tampa. Also surviving are her four grandchildren, Megan (Miller) Bush, Derek Perry, Ashley (Miller) Scheloske and Hannah Miller; and great-granddaughter, Savannah Bush.

The family is planning a private funeral service.

Condolences may be expressed at Loylessfuneralhome.com.

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