WILLIAM P. MILLER, JR. William Phillip Miller, Jr., 76, husband of Lois Wilson Miller, passed away March 21, 2006 after an extended illness. He was born in New Haven Jan. 7, 1931 a son of the late William P. and Alice Doherty Miller, Sr. and had resided in North Haven for many years. He moved to Cromwell in 1987 and then to East Haven in 2003. He served in the U.S. A. F. during the Korean conflict. Mr. Miller was employed with the Town of Wallingford, Water & Sewer Division, as a manager from 1974 to 1982, and then was an tax auditor for the State of CT. Dept of Revenue Services from 1982 to 1993. An avid golfer, he had been a member of the Wallingford Country Club, and Laurel View Country Club where he was treasurer of the Men's Club. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children and their spouses, Deborah and Robert Ferguson of New Haven, Robin and Mark Curcio of North Haven, Alison Miller of Hamden, David and Sally Miller of Bristol, Gary Miller and his fiancee Laura Pagliaro, of Hamden, a brother John J. Miller of Myrtle Beach, SC, a sister Virginia H. Himmel of Cheshire, and three grandchildren Kyle Miller, Maxwell and Samantha Curcio. Friends may call Friday, March 23, from 4-8 pm at BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 WHITNEY AVE., HAMDEN. A prayer service will immediately follow. Interment in St. Mary Cemetery, Hamden Monday, March 26 at 10 am. The family would like to thank the staff at Hamden Healthcare, Branford Hills Healthcare and The Village at Mariner's Point for their kindness and compassion in the care of our father.

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  1. Bill had such spirit about him. He always had a smile on his face and the memories we have will last a lifetime. We will miss him very much. Our sympathy to the Miller family. Barry, Laura, Brandon and Danielle Chuba


  3. Bill will be remembered by me and my family for his smile, laughter and his jokes. He lightened up our lives and will be greatly missed. P.S. the Amato Family is my brother and his wife.

  4. I heard of Bill’s death from an alumna of New Haven State Teachers College, where I attended and grauated with Lois. In fact,Lois and I attended all the grades together, starting from Kgn at Centerville Grammar School, Hamden High School and NHSTC. Bill was one of the best athletes of our Centerville .gang.. He could play any sport and excelled in baseball, softball (we pitched against each other several times) ice hockey and golf. I remember his mother, father and brother and sister very well. In 1953 after graduating from NHSTC I moved to California. During my several visits back to Connecticut (my wife is from New Britain)I ran into Bill two or three times at softball games where we had pleasant memories of our early years. I would like to extend my very best wishes to all Bill’s family and friends.

  5. I was very sorry to here of Bills passing.We had many laughs on and off the golf course.Bill was one of the best storytellers i.ve ever met!

  6. Our hearts and prayers go out to the Miller family. Bill was a very special part of our lives and will allows be fondly remembered. Jim, Robin, Kelly Ann and Ryan

  7. So sorry to hear that Bill has passed on. I worked with Bill for many years. I visited him in January at the home and he was not doing well. I am not feeling well today, so I cannot go to the services. My regards to all his family. He is at peace now.

  8. Such a fine outlook on life. Always with a smile,Always with a joke and a laugh. I will never forget all the good times. God bless Bill and all the Miller family

  9. To the Miller Family.. our sincere condolances. Sorry we can’t be with you at this difficult time. Please know that our payers and thougts are with you all. Georgia and Carleton

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