Virginia "Ginny" Miller
Aurora - Virginia "Ginny" Burroughs Miller, 96, passed away peacefully at her residence in Independence Village, Aurora, Ohio on April 13, 2021. She was predeceased by her husband Roy P. Miller.
Born on May 15,1924, she was the daughter of the late E.Ray Burroughs and Ester Hancock Burroughs. Her childhood was spent on a farm in St. Mary's County Maryland with her three brothers and six sisters.
Ginny met her husband of 53 years when she worked as a secretary at the U.S. Department of Justice during WWII. They married January 24, 1945 and moved to Titusville, PA where they raised three children. In 1996 she and her husband relocated to Aurora, Ohio to be closer to family.
Ginny enjoyed cooking and homemaking. She became involved in many community activities and organizations along with charity fund raising culminating in her being named Citizen of the Year in 1973. A faithful member of St. James Memorial Episcopal Church, she worked to organize and prepare meals for many church and community events leading to the naming of the "Ginny Miller Kitchen" at the parish in her honor. Ginny was a brownie troop leader for over 30 years and was awarded the "Thank You Award" for her time and service.
While in Aurora she was a member of The Church in Aurora and active in the Women's Guild and Circle D. She loved to play bridge and did so with various groups in Aurora.
She is survived by a son Paul Miller (Kathy), Bridgeport, CT, a son Richard Miller (Anne), Hanover, PA, a daughter Anne Ramsay (Kent), Aurora, OH, seven grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren, a sister Janet Rowland, of Leonardtown, MD and a beloved brother in law Bob Wrabley, of Charlotte Hall, MD.
Garrett Funeral Home is in charge of interment at Woodlawn Cemetery. Plans for a memorial celebration in Aurora, OH will be announced at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one's choice or Crossroads Hospice, 3743 Boettler Drive, Unit E, Uniontown, OH, 44685.
Posted online on April 14, 2021