Alexandria Bay – H. Miller Hartman, 91, of 29 Avery Ave, died late Friday evening.
Miller was born April 28, 1922 in Alexandria Bay, son of John H. and Carrie Hubbard Hartman. He graduated from Alexandria Bay High School in 1940.
He served in the Army Air Corp during World War II as a tech sergeant with the 339th fighter group and as a flight chief with the 503rd fighter squadron, stationed in England.
He married Madelyn L. Wagoner on April 22, 1950 at the Alexandria Bay United Methodist Church.
Miller worked as a caretaker on Manhattan Island, Summerland Island, and for 21 years for Alexandria Bay Central School, retiring in 1995 as Head Custodian. He was a former trustee for the Methodist church, and a member of the Alexandria Bay American Legion Post 904.
Besides his wife Madelyn, he is survived by a son, Jay M., Swaton, VT, three daughters, Lisa J. Gilbride, Stuart, FL, Denise E. Nowaczyk, Brockport, NY, and Kary E. Hartman, Edgewater, FL, a sister, Mary Hawley, Alexandria Bay, six grandchildren; Jamie, Hilary, Alana, Annie Miller, Anna, and Molly, and three great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by a brother, Theron John Hartman, and a sister, Sally Johnson.
Calling hours will be Thursday from 7-9 pm at the Costello Funeral Home. A memorial service will be Friday at 11:00 am at the Alexandria Bay United Methodist Church, with Rev. Fredericka Webb officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Miller’s name to River Hospital Foundation, PO Box 567, Alexandria Bay or Alexandria Bay United Methodist Church.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015, Watertown, NY
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