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Elizabeth G. Miller  

Elizabeth G. Miller

November 7, 1931 –  July 1, 2014

Elizabeth G. Miller, age 82, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully with family present on Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at Foulk Manor North, where she resided.

Elizabeth was born in New Brunswick, NJ on November 7, 1931, and was the daughter of the late Hans Gartmann and Selma Stoffel Gartmann. She was a 1953 graduate of Bates College in Lewiston, ME, where she served as the choir’s organist.

From a young age, she possessed an exceptional ear and love for music. Elizabeth was a longtime member of the First Church of Christ, Scientist in Newark, where she gave of her time and talents as the church’s pianist. She also was a member of the 2×4 square dance club. She adored spending time at the family home on the Jersey Shore, where she enjoyed sailing and relaxing on the beach.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Herron W. Miller, Jr., her second husband, John Nolan and her brother, R. John Gartmann. Elizabeth is survived by her sons, Herron W. Miller III (Sandy) of Newark, John Miller of Wilmington and Edward Miller (Christine) of Higganum, CT; granddaughter, Magdalen Miller; step grandchildren, Jason and Angela Roycht; step great grandchildren, Joey and Michael Roycht; and niece, Tracy Gartmann.

A funeral service will be held at 12 Noon on, Saturday, July 5, 2014, at the Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE, where a visitation will be held from 11 am until 12 Noon. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the First Church of Christ, Scientist, Newark, 48 West Park Place, Newark, Delaware 19711.

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  1. Mary Clemens, July 1, 2014

    Our sympathies to all the family. I only wish I could have heard her play that organ. We know she will be accompanying the choir in heaven, and will be missed

  2. Connie and Jeff Looze, July 1, 2014

    Sending our hugs and love to you all in the loss of your loved one. May your cherished memories live on forever in all of your hearts.
    With Deepest Sympathy,
    Connie and Jeff

  3. Ronald and Ivy Glass, July 2, 2014


    Our sympathy and love go out to you and your family. God bless you all.

    Ron and Ivy

  4. Bill Clark, July 2, 2014

    John, Ed and Terry,

    I’m very sorry for your loss. Your Mom always made me feel welcome during my visits during the CHS/UD years. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Bill Clark

  5. Rick and Julie Angell, July 3, 2014

    We are very sorry to hear that Betty has passed on, but her memories and kindness will always be with us.
    Deepest Condolences,
    Rick and Julie Angell

  6. Joan Adams, July 3, 2014

    No matter how many years we have each other, it is never the right time to lose a parent. I am so sorry to hear of your loss. you are in my thoughts.

    Joan Adams

  7. Ginny and Pete Simonetti, July 3, 2014

    So sorry about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Hold tight to the memories.
    Deepest Sympathies,

    Pete, Ginny, Sarah and Rebecca Simonetti

  8. Stephen and Colleen Albensi, July 3, 2014


    So sorry to hear about your loss…Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    Stephen and Colleen Albensi

  9. Kathy Kirk, July 4, 2014

    Dear Herron & Sandy,

    So sorry for your loss. Enjoyed meeiting and talking with your Mom during one of your get together’s at your home. She was a lovely woman and I know that she has left wonderful memories for you and your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Sincerely, Kathy

  10. Maryke Cottman, July 4, 2014


    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

    Thank you for the wonderful talk we had the last week that Jean was at Foulk Manor.

    Maryke Cottman

  11. Carolyn Levinson, July 21, 2014

    So very sorry to hear of Betty’s passing. What a kind, sweet and lovely woman she was.

    With deepest sympathy,
    Carolyn Levinson


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