Mrs. Edna G. Stapleton Miller, age 95, of Pittsfield, died Monday morning at her home. She was born in Toledo, Ohio, March 30, 1923, the daughter of the late Martin and RoseBelle Clavenger Stapleton. She was educated in the schools there. Primarily a homemaker, she came to Pittsfield in the early 60’s to make her home.
A Life Member of Hadassah, Mrs. Miller was active in Temple Anshe Amunim and its Sisterhood for 50 plus years. Edna firmly believed in the essence of Hadassah and enrolled her grandchildren in Hadassah upon their birth. A Life Member of the B’nai B’rith, Edna twice served as co chair of the United Jewish Appeal. A long time volunteer at the Berkshire Medical Center, she also was a member of Council of Jewish Women. Edna looked forward to spending Wednesday afternoons playing Mahjong with her many friends.
Her husband, Daniel Miller, died in 2009.
She is survived by her daughter, Deborah R. Hassett and her husband, Michael of Lee, her two sons, Samuel L. Miller and his wife, Lynne of Lee, and Donald A. Miller of Durham, N.C., her 4 grandchildren Daniel J. Hassett and his wife, Amber, Jessica R. Hassett, Sydney P. Miller and his wife, Krisha, Nathan D. Miller, and her 2 great grandchildren, Candice Rennie, Mataya Miller.
Miller, Edna G., age 95, died Monday, Sept. 24th. Funeral Services will be held Thursday morning at 11:00 am at Temple Anshe Amunim with Rabbi Liz, P.G. Hirsch, spiritual leader of the Temple, officiating. Burial will follow in the Pittsfield Cemetery. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Temple Anshe Amunim in care of the DEVANNY-CONDRON FUNERAL HOME which has been entrusted with her care.
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