RICHFIELD SPRINGS – Ida Marie Miller, 94, who celebrated her 70th wedding anniversary with husband Warner last week, passed away peacefully on Saturday evening, Sept. 7, 2019, in her home after an extended illness. She had the support and comfort of her loving family at her side.
She was born on Feb. 4, 1925, in Little Falls, daughter of the late Antonio and Sarafina Evangelista Bisconti. A lifelong area resident she was raised and educated in Little Falls.
On Sept. 4, 1949, she was united in marriage to M. Warner Miller in Saint Joseph’s Parish House, Little Falls. They made their home at Warner’s Farm in Warren. They have been lifelong residents of Warren, except for six years in East Herkimer.
Ida led a devoted Catholic life and was a member of Saint Joseph the Worker Roman Catholic Church in Richfield Springs. She was a member of the Women’s Christian Club of Little Falls and the Little Falls Senior Citizens group.
Mrs. Miller will always be remembered as a caring, loving and hopeful lady. Her family was her pride and joy and she was always there for them in good times or bad. She was happiest when she was with her many friends and family especially her cherished grandchildren and great grandchildren. She will be sadly missed.
Surviving are her devoted husband of 70 years, Warner; three children, Leslie Miller and wife Marge, James Miller and wife Pamela, all of Richfield Springs, Ann Gonyea and her husband Paul of Franklin, Mass., seven grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by three brothers, Arthur, Dante and Anthony (Biscuit) Bisconti, two sisters, Rose Lamana and Yolanda Thomason.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, in Saint Joseph the Worker, Richfield Springs. Father Silvaster Sarihaddula, pastor, will officiate. Interment will take place at a later time. There are no calling hours.
Expressions of sympathy may be made with memorial donations to Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc., 4277 Middle Settlement Road; New Hartford, NY 13413,
Funeral arrangements are with J. Seaton McGrath Funeral Home, Richfield Springs, NY