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Carolyn V. (Long) Miller

December 13, 1926 ~ August 28, 2019 (age 92)

Carolyn Virginia Long Miller, 92, of Jeannette died Wednesday, August 28, 2019 in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg.  She was born, December 13, 1926 in Indiana, PA, a daughter of the late Elmer St. Clair and Edna Evelyn Ray Long.  She previously worked as a telephone switchboard operator at IUP. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Jeannette where she was a church elder, Sunday school teacher and helped with the food pantry.  She also volunteered at the former Jeannette District Memorial Hospital and for Meals on Wheels and was a member of the Amaranth Jeannette Court #25 where she was Past Patron.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wilmer C. "Pete" Miller, Jr., brother, John St. Clair Long, sister, Evelyn Margaret Long Houch Krause, and son-in-law, John Dirling.  She is survived by two children, Theodore "Theo" Miller and his wife Trich of Jeannette and Patricia "Pat" Dirling of Larimer, four grandchildren; Eric Miller and wife Dina, Chad Miller and wife Maria, Todd Dirling and wife Melissa and Katie Jones and husband Tim, seven great-grandchildren; Logan, Giana, Adee, Cole, and Eric Miller and Ella and Hannah Dirling and numerous nieces and nephews.  Friends will be received Sunday from 12:00 - 2:00pm and 4:00 - 6:00pm in the MASON-GELDER FUNERAL HOME, INC., 201 N. First Street, Jeannette.  A funeral service will be held Tuesday at 10:00 am in the First Presbyterian Church, 314 Bullitt Avenue, Jeannette with Rev. William King officiating.  Please go directly to the church.  Interment will follow in Westmoreland County Memorial Park, Greensburg.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the church.  Carolyn's family would like to the Heartland Hospice for their compassionate care.  To send on-line condolences, visit

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