Constance Miller

MILLER, Constance I. “Connie” Burge, 74, of Brilliant, Ohio, passed away Friday March 1, 2013, in the Cleveland Clinic Palliative Care Unit.

She was born February 14, 1939, at home in Georges Run, Mingo Junction, Ohio, to Daris (Casey) and Mary Tarr Burge.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 42 years, Clarence “Dusty” Miller, a champion fiddle player, on July 25, 2002; and a beloved brother, John Burge on October 1, 1992.

Surviving are daughters, Elizabeth (Betty) Miller of Charleroi, PA and Darla Miller of Brilliant, Ohio; grandson, Mark A. Miller the “apple of her eye,” of the home; sister, Valorie Morrocco of Mingo Junction; niece, Dianne (Mark) Socho; nephews, Dan (Michelle) Morrocco, John and Scott (Michelle) Burge; great-nephews, Marco Socho, Richie, Joey and John Morrocco; sister- in-law, Dee Dee Yingst.

Connie was a Registered Nurse, graduating in 1960 at the Ohio Valley Hospital, Steubenville, Ohio and a Methodist by faith. She enjoyed taking vacations with family and being with family and friends.

Connie was cremated and there will be no viewing or services at her request.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Jefferson County Animal Welfare League would be appreciated.

Arrangements were entrusted to Wheeler Funeral Homes, 712 Third St., Brilliant.

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