Obituary Notice: Josephine M. Milliron

Josephine M. Mlliron (Photo provided by the Kevin A. Beardsley Funeral Home)

Josephine M. ‘Dolly’ Milliron, 90, of Curwensville went to meet her creator on March 18, 2011 at 5:30 p.m. at the Clearfield Hospital.

She was born in Curwensville on Sept. 22, 1920, a daughter of the late Clarance and Genevieve Coulter. 

Josephine retired in 1985 from the Fletcherville Clothing Company after almost 20 years that began in the Kent Plant in Curwensville.

She is survived by seven children,

      Nancy Harper                                                        North Tonawanda, NY

      Joyce Martell                                                        Lockport, NY

      Cheryl Bortz                                                          North Tonawanda, NY

      John ‘Sam’ Milliron                                               Curwensville

      Joseph Milliron                                                     McKinney, TX

      David Milliron                                                       Port Matilda

      Jeffrey Milliron                                                     Curwensville

Twenty-two grandchildren, 34 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren.

She will be remembered as a loving mother through every generation with a great mind that never left her.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband John Milliron on June 16, 1966 and whom she wed May 30, 1940, a daughter Judith Buck on Sept. 17, 2009, 2 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild and a brother William Coulter.

Funeral services will be held at the Kevin A. Beardsley Funeral Home, Curwensville on Tuesday at 11 a.m. with Rev. George Cannon officiating.  Interment will follow in the Crown Crest Memorial Park, Hyde.

Friends will be received at the funeral home on Monday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. and on Tuesday from 9-11 a.m. 

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made in her name to the charity of one’s choice.

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