Harry Allen Miller
Harry Allen Miller, 90, of Bellefonte, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020.
Born in Bellefonte on March 8, 1929, he was the son of the late Donald S. Miller and Mary Louise Justice Miller.
Harry was a 1948 graduate of Bellefonte High School. He also received a diploma from the Ken-Delle Beauty School, Lewistown, Pa. He was a licensed beauty shop operator and owner. Harry and his wife Mildred, a beautician also, owned and operated Miller’s Hillrise Beauty Salon in Bellefonte for many years. Being a versatile person, other areas of employment included clerical, management, and security and assembly positions.
During the Korean Conflict, Harry served in the U.S. Army, Quarter Master Corps, from 1951-1953, honorably discharged as a Corporal.
On Nov. 19, 1957 he married the former Mildred Louise Tate who survives at home. They were married on the NBC-TV program “Bride and Groom” broadcasted from Rockefeller Center in New York City.
He is survived by a daughter, Dixee Wagner, a granddaughter Kendra Bardo (Matthew), and two great-grandsons, Mason and Myles, all of Bellefonte. Additionally, Harry is survived by a brother, Stanley, of Del., and several nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Donald.
Harry enjoyed woodworking, classic cars, and decorating cakes. In his younger years he enjoyed roller skating and going dancing, especially to the local band, the Preludes. He was a life member of the Logan Fire Company, the Elks, and the American Legion, all located in Bellefonte. He was a social member of the Antlers County Club in Williamsport, Pa.
A memorial service will be held at the Mark D. Heintzelman Funeral Home, 1034 Benner Pike, State College, on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020 at 2 p.m. with the Reverend Doctor Renee Ford officiating. Military honors will immediately follow.
Entombment will be private and at the convenience of the family at the Centre County Memorial Park Mausoleum, 1032 Benner Pike, State College.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to all the staff at the Cancer Care Partnership and MTU.
Services have been entrusted to the Mark D. Heintzelman Funeral Home. An online guest book may be signed and condolences sent to the family at www.heintzelmanfuneralhome.com