GOUVERNEUR- Sharla J. Miller, age 59, of Gouverneur, passed away on Wednesday, April 11, 2012, at E.J. Noble Hospital after being stricken suddenly at home.

Calling hours will be on Friday, April 13, 2012 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at French Funeral Home, Gouverneur. There will be no funeral service.

Sharla was born on February 9, 1953 in Gouverneur to the late Glen Arthur and Olive Pearl (Mashaw) Boshane. She attended Gouverneur Central School and married Samuel E. Miller, Sr. on January 19, 1973 at the Gouverneur United Methodist Church with Rev. Stanley Brown officiating. Sharla was a homemaker and she enjoyed going to Bingo, collecting statues (especially Elvis Presley memorabilia) and spending time with her grandchildren.

Sharla is survived by her husband, Sam of Gouverneur; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Earl and Deborah, Billy and Morgan, and Samuel E. Miller, Jr., all of Gouverneur. She is also survived by six sisters and their husbands, Glennis and Howard Dashner of Fowler, Marilyn and Ervin McIntosh of Glens Falls, Patty and Danny Olmstead of Chase Mills, Trudy and Bob Tripp of Gouverneur, Alice and Francis Allen of Gouverneur, Pam and Cheyenne Allen of Gouverneur; and fourteen grandchildren.

She is predeceased by two brothers, Arthur Boshane and Jerry Boshane.