Frances L. Miller, age 83, of Hamden, passed away on April 14, 2016. Born in Salina Kansas on November 18, 1932 she was a daughter of the late Cecil & Edna Britschge Griffith. Frances was the widow of Joseph Arthur Miller; mother of Susan Miller George & her husband Gary of Hamden, Kerry Joseph Miller of Indianapolis, IN and David Brian Miller & his wife Louise Zito of Branford; grandmother of Kurt, Scott & Dana George and sister of Shirley Mercurio of Florida. Moving from Kansas to Minnesota she graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1950, went on to college and graduated from the University of Minnesota where she met her husband. They moved to Hamden in 1961 and later Frances was employed as a Medical Technologist at the West Haven Veteran Medical Center, she then worked as a Real Estate Agent and later was employed at the Fahnestock Company. She was noted to be one of the first females to wear pants to work. Frances was a member of the Yale Women's Organization and member of the Unitarian Society of New Haven. Friends may visit with her family at BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden on Saturday May 7th from 2:00 to 4:00 PM for a Celebration of her Life. Contributions in her memory if one wishes are asked to be made to Partnerships Center for Adult Day Care, 3 Industrial Circle, Hamden, CT 06517 or to Animal Haven, 89 Mill Rd, North Haven, CT 06473 or to newreach, 153 East St., New Haven, CT 06511-5916. To send a condolence to her family please see: www.beecherandbennett.com

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  1. Sue, Kerry, Dave and family, I’m so sorry for your loss. Your mom was a kind and loving person and I will miss her gentle spirit very much. Please know you’re in my thoughts and prayers. With love, Olive

  2. Kerry, Dave and Sue – I’m so sorry to hear of the loss of your dear mother. She was a very special person and was always very kind to me. You have my deepest sympathy. Sincerely Kim Ackland (formerly O’Brien)

  3. Sue and family, We are so sorry for your loss. I have the greatest memories of your mom, she will be missed. Thinking of you during this difficult time. – Missy & Bill

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