Maryann F. Miller, 73, of Collins, Ohio passed on Sunday, September 13, 2020 in her home surrounded by her family. She was born to the late William C. Durning and Mary Rose (Hartigan) Caley on October 10, 1946 in Norwalk, Ohio and lived most of her life in the area, as well as years spending time in Columbia Station and traveling with her husband during his service in the Army. Maryann was a member of the first graduating class of Western Reserve High School. She was the oldest of 9 children and helped raise her siblings. She worked as a lab technician for Fisher Titus Medical Center for several years and Dr. Resseger’s office for 30 plus years until her retirement.
Maryann was a CCD teacher and member at St Mary’s Catholic Church in Wakeman, Ohio and she was a big supporter of St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. She enjoyed crocheting and sewing; making many blankets, listening to John Denver and Elvis Presley, camping, reading, and spending time in Alaska with her husband. Maryann was kind- hearted and had a great sense of humor, she loved her grandbabies and was fondly known as Mimi, she enjoyed babysitting, spoiling them and spending her time with them. She was a huge Cleveland Browns and Indians fan and she had an incredibly positive spirit and shared her positivity with her family and friends. She will be missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by her loving husband of 53 years, Arthur E. Miller, by her children, Amy M. Clifford of Lewis Center, Ohio, Matthew E. Miller of Columbus, Ohio, and Mark A, (Julia) Miller of Collins, Ohio, by her grandchildren , Mitch Clifford, Brenna Clifford, Luke Clifford, Keegan Miller and Kamden Miller. She is also survived by her siblings, Bill (Jessica) Durning of Fairbanks, Alaska, Patricia (Bob) Johansen of Collins, Ohio, Bob Durning of Riddle, Oregon, Mike (Debbie) Durning, Robin Chandler, both of Greenwich, Ohio, Maureen Dreschel of Collins, Ohio and Kathy Durning of Columbus, Ohio.
In addition to her parents, Maryann is preceded in death by her sister, Linda Lachowyn and by her brother-in-law, Kevin Shea.
There will be no visitation. A funeral mass will be held on Friday, September 18, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. in Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 18 Park Avenue, New London, Ohio 44851. Inurnment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, New London, Ohio. Father Ron Brickner will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105-1905 or to Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, Ohio 44870. Online condolences may be made by going to www.walkereastmanheydingerfh.com.
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