Phyllis J Miller, 69, of LaJose, passed away on Tuesday February 16th, 2021 at Embassy of Hillsdale Park after a hard fight with Pancreatic Cancer.
Phyllis was born in Indiana, PA to the late Laird Miller and Rhoda (Coleman) Miller Aikens on December 5th 1951. She was the longtime companion of the late Darrell E. Brady and mother of 4 children. Phyllis loved her family, her church family and the community she was always trying to help. Phyllis loved to cook and feed people and she spent most of her time crocheting blankets to give. She loved to sing, dance and make people laugh.
In addition to her parents and longtime companion, Phyllis was preceded in death by her step father Russell (Hank) Aikens and 2 brothers: Kevin Aikens and Russell Aikens Jr.
Phyllis is survived by her Sister LaRue Miller of Homer City, 2 Brothers Laird Miller of Guyton, GA and Keith Aikens of McIntyre. 4 children: Jerrod Stimmel of Swissvale, Katrina Miller of New Kensington, Darice Brady of LaJose and Dawn Taylor and husband Patrick of Canonsburg. 10 Grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. And many others that Phyllis was a mother figure to over her many years.
A Memorial service is to be held at 11:00am on Saturday February 27th at Calvary Chapel Church in Mahaffey with a luncheon to follow. Family is requesting that in lieu of flowers, monetary donations be made to Calvary Chapel Church that assisted Phyllis after her home fire several years ago.
As per Phyllis’s wishes there will be no viewing. Arrangements and cremation are being handled by Waldron Funeral Home in Mahaffey.
The family would like to thank the staff at UPMC Shadyside that provided exceptional care, compassion and love to her while she was there and to the Staff at Embassy of Hillsdale who assisted in her final days. Phyllis will be greatly missed by all of her family and her many friends. She lives on through her children and every smile she spread to others. Phyllis had an amazing faith in God and knew she had an eternal life in heaven full of joy and without pain.