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 Helen <I>Pidkaminy</I> Miller

Helen Pidkaminy Miller

Death 6 Dec 2010 (aged 88)
Burial DeWitt, Onondaga County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 62717114 · View Source
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Helen Pidkaminy Miller, 88, of East Syracuse, passed away Monday at Crouse Hospital. Helen was born in Syracuse, the daughter of Joseph and Anna Dydyk Pidkaminy and had resided in East Syracuse most of her life. She graduated from East Syracuse High School and Crouse Irving Memorial School of Nursing. Helen had work as a register nurse and supervisor for 30 years at the former Hill Haven Nursing Home. She was a communicant of St. Matthew's Church in East Syracuse, a member of the Scared Heart Society and the Crouse Irving Memorial Nurses Alumni Association. Helen was devoted to the Blessed Virgin Mary. She was an avid Yankees fan, loved gardening especially her roses, bird watching, going to the casino and to her grandson Robbie's football games and granddaughter Danielle's softball games. She recently danced at her granddaughter Christa's wedding. Helen was predeceased by her husband, a WWII Navy veteran, Joseph John Miller in 1987. She was a beloved wife, mother, nana and sister. She is survived by her beloved daughters, JoAnn Backman (Edward) of East Syracuse, Jeanne Martini (Robert) of Syracuse and Karen White of DeWitt; beloved son, Joseph John Miller II of Denver, CO; beloved grandchildren, Marla Backman (Dan Grodzian) of Tucson, AZ, Christa Backman Fleischer (Greg) of Kingston, NY, Danielle Elizabeth White of White Plains, NY and Robert Christopher White of San Diego, CA; her beloved sister, Stella Wieczorek of East Syracuse, several nieces and nephews, especially Gary Cappa, Sharon Paulus and Louise Mitchell; and her beloved cat, Rosebud. Funeral Services: Saturday at 8:15 a.m. from the Delaney-Greabell-Adydan Funeral and 9 a.m. in St. Matthew's Church. Calling hours are Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home, 241 Kinne St., East Syracuse. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery DeWitt.

Published in Syracuse Post Standard on December 9, 2010

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  • Created by: Frank K.
  • Added: 9 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62717114
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Helen Pidkaminy Miller (8 Sep 1922–6 Dec 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62717114, citing Saint Mary's Cemetery, DeWitt, Onondaga County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Frank K. (contributor 46941322) .