- October 24, 1917 - February 25, 2012
- Shelton, Connecticut
of Hilda's Passing
- Memorial gifts in memory of Hilda may be made to:
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
372 Danbury Road, Suite 200
Wilton, CT 06897
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“I Worked with her in the 70's.What A Great Mentor She Was!!!
1 of 13 | Posted by: Rusty Fetcho - Bridgeport, CT
“I worked with her in the early 70'S..My dad lives with me now @ the Ripe ole age of 90..She was a Mentor...Godspeed!
2 of 13 | Posted by: Russ Fetcho - Milford, CT
“Pat & Carl, Kurt & John: We extend sincere thoughts on the loss of your beloved mother and grandmother. A good many years have passed but...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Susan Maurer - Piedmont, SC
“Carl, on behalf of the Biro family (Barbara, Charlotte, and Deb) of Shelton, we offer our sincere condolences on the loss of your mother. We will...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Deb Cooper - Seymour, CT
“I remember interviewing Aunt Hilda long ago for a college class on the Great Depression. The stories she shared about her memories of that time, and...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Sheila Glazer - Stratford, CT
“With Deepest Sympathy. May you find comfort and peace during this difficult time.
6 of 13 | Posted by: Kathleen Ayala - Derby, CT
“My condolences to Jan & Gary on their loss.
7 of 13 | Posted by: Ron Boucher - Derby, CT - Friend
“My deepest sympathies to the Miller family, especially the Schiappas.
8 of 13 | Posted by: Irene Bauman - St. Pete Beach, FL
“We would like to express our deepest condolence in the passing of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
9 of 13 | Posted by: James Roger and Mary Stratton - CT
“Our condolences to all the Millers and to my Aunts. I have a lot of great memories spending time with Aunt Hilda and time spent with my cousins at...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Dave and Sandy Collins - FL
“I'll always have the honor of being Aunt Hilda's personal lap warmer. She will be missed, my condolences to the family. Love you.
11 of 13 | Posted by: Pamm Fredette Meyer & Family - OK
“So sorry to hear about Aunt Hilda, we have a lot of very good memories of Maple Lane. All our love goes out to the Sisters and the Miller Tribe!
12 of 13 | Posted by: JConrad and Jansje Collins - NC
“So sorry to hear about Aunt Hilda. We will miss her deeply
13 of 13 | Posted by: Don & Peg Swetizer - N Attleborro, MA
Hilda Collins Miller, age 94, of Shelton, the beloved wife of the late Carl J. Miller, Jr. entered into eternal rest on Saturday, February 25, 2012 at St. Vincent Medical Center, Bridgeport, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Bridgeport on October 24, 1917, daughter of the late John J. and Clara Halvorsen Collins. Hilda was a devout communicant of St. Lawrence Church of Huntington. She had retired from the Bridgeport Post Advertising Department and was the co-founder of the Miller-Ward Funeral Home of Seymour. Hilda was an active volunteer for many charitable organizations and was a member of the former Huntington Grange and Huntington Homemakers. She enjoyed hooking and braiding rugs, canning vegetables and making apple pies from her own apple trees. Hilda will be missed her family and friends. Her loving family includes her devoted daughter Janice Miller Schiappa and her husband Gary of Shelton, her loving sons Carl J. Miller, III and his wife Patricia of Seymour, Dennis Miller and his wife Alyce of South Carolina, Brian Miller and his wife Valery of Northford, Kevin Miller and Dom Fazzari of Shelton and former daughter-in-law Donna Miller of Seymour, her beloved sisters Claire Leslie of Branford and Marlene Sweitzer of Monroe, ten cherished grandchildren John and Kurt Miller, Denyse and Dean Miller, Rachel Sarenas, Brian Miller, Jr., and Samantha Miller, Joseph Schiappa, Natalie McGowan and Lauren Schiappa-Blaquiere, her eight cherished great-grandchildren and several loving nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her beloved brothers Wallace and John J. Collins and her beloved sisters Catherine Nelson, Agnes Wupperfeld and Nathalie Fredette. A Mass of Christian Burial in Celebration of Hilda's life will be held on Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 10:00 am DIRECTLY at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 135 Mountain Road, Seymour. Interment in the family plot will follow at Lawn Cemetery, Huntington. Friend and relatives may call at the Miller-Ward Funeral Home, 260 Bank St (RT 67, across from Klarides Village) Seymour on Wednesday from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm. Memorial gifts in memory of Hilda may be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 372 Danbury Road, Suite 200, Wilton, CT 06897.