May J. Herbert Miller was reunited in glory, with her late husband, Albert Miller, love of her life of 52 years, Sunday May 31, 2020.
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A Scranton native, she was the daughter of the late James and Dorothy Hartranft Herbert and a graduate of Scranton Technical High School. May proudly served her country during her employment at the Department of Defense in Washington DC. Prior to retirement, after moving back home to be with family, she completed her working career for the government at the US Attorney’s office Middle District.
May was a member of Elkdale Baptist Church. She was a gentle and kind soul, who’s faith in God was the pillar of strength for her family and friends alike. May loved bringing joy to others. A true follower of Christ, she was forever supporting and helping those around her. May was an accomplished baker and loved cooking, canning, watching musicals, square dancing, singing, reading, writing poetry and crossword puzzling. She was a born nurturer to everyone and everything and will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
Surviving are son Matthew A. Miller and wife Stephanie, Archbald; daughter Tracey Miller Walsh and husband Jason, Blakely; grandchildren Maddison and Brody Walsh; sister Diane Laird, brother Thomas Herbert and wife Frances, sisters-in-law Shirley Davis and Carolyn Clark Russo; “sister in friendship” Alice Dubransky; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by brother Ronald Herbert, brothers-in-law John Laird, Robert Davis and Edward Hughes, and sister-in-law Belle Hughes.
Funeral services and interment will be held privately at Abington Hills Cemetery, due to the current restrictions; however, friends and family may visit the graveside memorial table Monday from 3-6 pm to pay their respects and share a memory. Visitors must follow state health guidelines, maintain social distancing and wear a mask.
A live stream of the service can be watched on Monday at 1 pm from the Miller Bean Funeral Home Inc. Facebook page.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be sent in her honor to Elkdale Baptist Church of West Clifford, 45 State Road 2014, Clifford Twp., Pa 18470.
Arrangements are under the care of the Miller Bean Funeral Home Inc., 436 Cedar Ave. Scranton.