Scio, NY - Dr. Frank Clifton Miller Jr., 70, of 4607 Waughbrook Road died on Monday, October 26, 2015, following an automobile accident in the Town of Wellsville. He was born January 13, 1945 in Bryn Mawr, PA the son of the late Frank C. and Marion (Freeman) Miller Sr. On December 2, 2002 he married Dianna Fleming who survives.
Dr. Miller was raised in Massachusetts and graduated from Lunenburg High School. He received his bachelors from Dartmouth College and his medical degree from the University of Vermont in 1971. He completed his pediatrics residency and was chief pediatrics resident at the University of Vermont in 1976. He began his career in the Wellsville area in 1972 as a general practitioner. He completed his OB/GYN residency at the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1982.
Dr. Miller was beloved by his patients and will be sadly missed by his colleagues at Jones Memorial Hospital. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather; a gifted woodworker, who enjoyed working on his home, bulldozing on his property and playing golf.
Surviving in addition to his wife are six children, Heather Lanphere and her husband Peter Shoughrue, Lindsay Chamberlin and her husband Jeff, Katie Cauley and her husband Sean, Clifton Miller, Helena Miller and Nathan Miller, his former wife and the mother of his first three children, Hilary B. Miller, six grandchildren, Ethan Lanphere, Max Lanphere, Jackson Shoughrue, Liam Chamberlin, Alex Cauley and Jack Cauley, two sisters, Dorothy Sang and Ellen Miller, one brother, Charles Miller and his wife Marie, one niece and two nephews.
Friends are invited to call on Friday and Saturday from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm and 4:00 to 6:00 pm at the Trinity Lutheran Church, 470 North Main Street in Wellsville. The funeral will be Sunday, November 1, 2015 at 1:00 pm at the Immaculate Conception Church, 36 Maple Avenue in Wellsville with Rev. Richard Hurd presiding. The family suggests, in lieu of flowers, that memorial donations be made to Jones Memorial Hospital, 191 N. Main Street, Wellsville, NY 14895, The SPCA Serving Allegany County, P.O. Box 381, Wellsville, NY 14895, The Scio United Methodist Church, 4005 State Route 19, Scio, NY 14880 or any charity of the donor’s choice. To leave online condolences, please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.