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Patrick M. Miller

November 2, 1952 ~ November 10, 2021 (age 69)

Obituary

            Patrick Martin Miller, 69, of Altoona, died unexpectedly November 10, 2021, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh.

            He was born November 2, 1952, in Altoona, a son of the late John “Jack” and Gertrude (Wertzberger) Miller. On May 31, 1986, he married Susan E. Perry at First Presbyterian Church, Hollidaysburg.

            Surviving along with his wife of 35 years are a son, Trent P. Miller; and numerous extended family and friends he held dear to his heart.

            Patrick was preceded in death by a brother, Dennis “Denny” Miller.

            He was a 1970 graduate of Bishop Gilfoyle Catholic High School and attended Penn State Altoona and Penn State University, receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree in Community Development.

            Patrick was the executive vice president of Altoona Blair County Development Corporation and executive director of Greater Altoona Economic Development Corporation. He was a board member of the Pennsylvania Economic Development Association. Patrick strived to make Altoona and the surrounding communities a better place.

            He was also involved with the Altoona Parking Authority, Blair County Community Action Agency, Chamber of Commerce Transportation Committee, Penn State Altoona Athletics Advisory Council, and the Old Timers Baseball League.

            Patrick enjoyed watching baseball, basketball, Penn State football and Pittsburgh sports teams. He was very active in playing baseball and basketball into his 50s. Patrick has ran ten Pittsburgh Marathons, completing 26.2 miles each race.

               He loved spending time with family and especially enjoyed watching his son, Trent, play for the Penn State Blue Band. Patrick also enjoyed playing golf in free time.

            Friends will be received from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Monday, November 15, 2021, at Myers-Somers Funeral Home, 501 Sixth Avenue, Altoona and from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Tuesday November 16, 2021, at Altoona Bible Church, 3017 Union Avenue, Altoona, where the 10 a.m. funeral service will be held, Pastor Stewart McClelland officiating.

            Interment will be made at Calvary Cemetery.

            In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations please be made to American Cancer Society, 1004 North Juniata Street, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648.

            Patrick Martin Miller, 69, of Altoona, died unexpectedly November 10, 2021, at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh.

            He was born November 2, 1952, in Altoona, a son of the late John “Jack” and Gertrude (Wertzberger) Miller. On May 31, 1986, he married Susan E. Perry at First Presbyterian Church, Hollidaysburg.

            Surviving along with his wife of 35 years are a son, Trent P. Miller; and numerous extended family and friends he held dear to his heart.

            Patrick was preceded in death by a brother, Dennis “Denny” Miller.

            He was a 1970 graduate of Bishop Gilfoyle High School and attended Penn State Altoona and Penn State University, receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree in Community Development.

            Patrick was the executive vice president of Altoona Blair County Development Corporation and executive director of Greater Altoona Economic Development Corporation. He was a board member of the Pennsylvania Economic Development Association. Patrick strived to make Altoona and the surrounding communities a better place.

            He was also involved with the Altoona Parking Authority, Blair County Community Action Agency, Chamber of Commerce Transportation Committee, Penn State Altoona Athletics Advisory Council, and the Old Timers Baseball League.

            Patrick enjoyed watching baseball, basketball, Penn State football and Pittsburgh sports teams. He was very active in playing baseball and basketball into his 50s. Patrick has run in ten Pittsburgh Marathons, completing 26.2 miles each race. He loved spending time with family and especially enjoyed watching his son, Trent, play for the Penn State Blue Band. Patrick also enjoyed playing golf in free time.

            Friends will be received from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., Monday, November 15, 2021, at Myers-Somers Funeral Home, 501 Sixth Avenue, Altoona and from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Tuesday November 16, 2021, at Altoona Bible Church, 3017 Union Avenue, Altoona, where the 10 a.m. funeral service will be held, Pastor Stewart McClelland officiating.

            Interment will be made at Calvary Cemetery.

            In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations please be made to American Cancer Society, 1004 North Juniata Street, Hollidaysburg, PA 16648.

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Services

Viewing
Monday
November 15, 2021

2:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Myers-Somers Funeral Home, Inc.
501 Sixth Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602

Viewing
Tuesday
November 16, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Altoona Bible Church
3017 Union Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602

Funeral Service
Tuesday
November 16, 2021

10:00 AM
Altoona Bible Church
3017 Union Avenue
Altoona, PA 16602

Donations

American Cancer Society - Blair County Unit
P.O. Box 198, Hollidaysburg PA 16648

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