Shirley L. Miller

June 4, 1929 ~ September 25, 2021 (age 92)


Shirley L. Miller, 92, of Ligonier, PA (formerly of New Alexandria, PA), passed away Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021, in Bethlen Home, Ligonier, PA.  She was born June 4, 1929, in Clarksburg, WV a daughter of the late Walter Carl Miller and Sara (Baker) Miller.  She graduated in 1947 from Greensburg High School.  She was retired from GC Murphy where she worked her way up from cashier to secretary to District Manager.  She also helped manage Walt's Dairy and Lunch at Keystone.  She was a member of New Alexandria United Methodist Church for 70 years.  She was actively involved in all church activities, and she was a wonderful caregiver for her mother for over 15 years.  She loved to knit and sew.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four brothers and sisters, Sara Fritz, Nancy Miller, Donald Miller and Orin Miller; and a brother-in-law Dale Barnhart.  She is survived by four brothers and sisters Robert (Tess) Miller of Latrobe, Dean (Eydie) of Blairsville, Dennis (Cindy) Miller of New Alexandria and Sue Barnhart of Derry; two sisters-in-law, Lois (Ben) Miller of DuBoise, Evelyn Miller of Latrobe; as well as many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.  As per her wishes there will be no public visitation.  A memorial service will be held Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021, at 1:00 PM at New Alexandria United Methodist Church with Pastor Sharon S. Waltenbaugh officiating.  Burial will be private.  Memorial donations can be made in her name to New Alexandria United Methodist Church, 106 Washington St, New Alexandria, PA 15670.  P. DAVID NEWHOUSE FUNERAL HOME, 215 Church St., New Alexandria, PA 15670, 724-668-2248 entrusted with arrangments.  To send condolences please visit

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Memorial Service
September 29, 2021

1:00 PM
New Alexandria United Methodist Church (Washington St. New Alexandria, PA)

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