Miller, Hubert Henry

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Hubert H. Miller

Birth

Hubert was born in Berne on May 11, 1906, son of Henry Alson Miller and Anna B. Gibbs. His brother was:

Education

Hubert attended high school in Altamont and graduated from Cobleskill College in Cobleskill, Schoharie Co., NY.

Occupation

Hubert owned and operated Cole Hill Farm for 45 years and was active on the state and local levels in numerous agricultural organizations. He was a farmer who raised registered Holsteins, chickens & pigs. The pigs and chicken eggs were provided to the market.

Marriage & Children

Hubert married Frances Ima Becker, October 7, 1937, and they had ten children:

  • Ralph Hubert Miller - Ralph and Jeannette Miller of Berne
  • Harold Henry Miller - Harold Miller and his companion, Edward, of Mexico
  • Carolyn Frances Miller - Carolyn Wright and Robert Eugene Wright (19 FEB 1936 - 25 DEC 2008) - of Ravena
  • Marilyn Louise Miller - Marilyn Figel and her companion, Pete, of Berne
  • Huberta Elaine Miller - Huberta and Gerald Miller of Albany
  • Charles Lewis Miller - Charles and Sandra Miller of Berne
  • Sharon Ruth Miller -
  • Donald Robert Miller - Donald and Theresa Miller of Berne
  • Allen Howard Miller - Allen and Marie Miller of Berne
  • Baby Girl Miller

Organizations

He was a charter member of Foxenkill Grange and the Berne Volunteer Fire Co. He was also a member of the Hilltowns Senior Citizens, a 74 year member of Berne Masonic Lodge and St. Paul's Lutheran Church.

Retirement

In his retirement years he and Frances spent their winters in Florida. He was kept busy in his flowers and vegetable garden. Two weeks before his death he managed to help plant some gladiolas. He loved to give away his day lilies, raspberries and home grown vegetables. His heart was as big as his gardens.

Death

Miller
Frances
1919 -
Hubert
1906 - 2001 - Woodlawn Cemetery
Son
Harold H.
1939 -
Beloved Companion
Edward S. Davidson
1939 -
Daughter
Marilyn L.
1942 -
- Woodlawn Cemetery
Baby Girl Miller - Woodlawn Cemetery

Hubert passed away Saturday, May 12, 2001, the day after his 95th birthday, in Bassett Hospital in Cobleskill and was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery in Berne.

Obituary

Hubert Henry Miller Obituary - Altamont Enterprise — May 17, 2001

Hubert H. Miller

BERNE — Hubert H. Miller of Route 443, Berne, was a farmer and active leader in a host of mainly farm-related organization. He was also a hands-on gardener, who loved his gardens. Mr. Miller died Saturday, May 12, 2001, at the Basset Hospital on the day after his 95th birthday.

Born in Berne, son of the late Henry and Anna B. Miller, he was a lifelong town resident. Mr. Miller was a 75-year graduate of SUNY Cobleskill. He owned and operated Cole Hill Farm for 45 years and was active on the state and local levels in numerous agricultural organizations.

Mr. Miller was a director of the New York State Artificial Breeders Association, the Albany County Dairy Herd Improvement Association, the local Holstein Club, the Forest Practice Board, the New York Certified Seed Growers Cooperative, the Empire New York State Birdsfoot Trefoil Association, and the Albany County Soil and Water Association.

He was a member of the Albany County Pomona Grange, Berne chapter of the Order of the Macabees, the Berne Historical Society, and the local Agway. He was a life member of New York State Agricultural Society, a Council member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, and for several years a member of Berne-Knox-Westerlo School Board.

He was a charter member of the Foxenkill Grange and the Berne Volunteer Fire Company, a member of the Hillltowns Senior Citizens, and a 74-year member of the Berne Masonic Lodge. His retirement years were spent in his flower and vegetable gardens in both New York and Florida.THe loved his garden," said his wife. "He helped plant gladiolas just two weeks ago. He liked to give away day lilies and raspberries."

Survivors include Frances B. Miller, his wife of 64 years; his children and their spouses or companions: Ralph and Jeannette Miller of Berne; Harold Miller and his companion, Edward, of Mexico; Carolyn Wright and Robert Wright of Ravena; Marilyn Figel and her companion, Pete, of Berne; Huberta and Gerald Miller of Albany; Charles and Sandra Miller of Berne; Sharon and Michael Vincent of Berne; Donald and Theresa Miller of Berne; and Allen and Marie Miller of Berne; 16 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

A funeral service was held Wednesday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Berne. Arrangements are by the Fredendall Funeral Home in Altamont. Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery in Berne. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Berne, NY 12023.

Altamont Enterprise — May 17, 2001

MILLER, HUBERT H.: Newspaper Obituary and Death Notice

Times Union, The (Albany, NY) - Monday, May 14, 2001

Deceased Name: MILLER, HUBERT H.

BERNE -- Hubert H. Miller, 95, died Saturday, May 12, 2001 at the Bassett Hospital in Cobleskill, the day after his 95th birthday. Hubert was born in Berne, NY and was a lifelong resident. He was a 75 year graduate of SUNY-Cobleskill. He owned and operator Cole Hill Farm for 45 years and was active on the state and local levels in numerous agricultural organizations. He was a charter member of the Foxenkill Grange and the Berne Vol. Fire Co. He was a member of the Hilltowns Senior Citizens and a 74 year member of the Berne Masonic Lodge. His retirement years were spent in his flower and vegetable gardens in both New York and Florida. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Frances B. Miller; his children, Ralph Miller and his wife, Jeannette of Berne, Harold Miller and his companion, Edward of Mexico, Carolyn Wright and her husband, Robert of Ravena, Marilyn Figel and her companion, Pete of Berne, Huberta Miller and her husband, Gerald of Albany, Charles Miller and his wife, Sandra of Berne, Sharon Vincent and her husband, Michael of Berne, Donald Miller and his wife, Theresa of East Berne and Allen Miller and his wife, Marie of Berne; also survived by 16 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his parents, Henry and Anna B. Miller, a brother, Chester Miller and his wife, Ann. A funeral service will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Berne. Relatives and friends may call at the Fredendall Funeral Home, 199 Main Street, Altamont on Tuesday from 2-4 and 5-8 p.m. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery, Berne. Those who wish, may make contributions to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Berne, NY 12023.

Edition: THREE STAR Page: B7 Copyright, 2001, (c) Times Union. All Rights Reserved.

Additional Media

Hubert Miller - My memories

Hubert H. Miller: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) Death Record
Name: Hubert H. Miller
State of Issue: New York
Date of Birth: Friday May 11, 1906
Date of Death: Saturday May 12, 2001
Est. Age at Death: 95 years, 1 days
Confirmation: Verified
Last known residence:
City: Berne; South Berne; West Berne
County: Albany
State: New York
ZIP Code: 12023
Latitude: 42.6069
Longitude: -74.1594