Jack A. Miller

Jack A. Miller, 80, of Van Buren Point, passed away on December 23, 2013 at home after a lengthy illness. Mr. Miller is survived by his wife, Elaine Miller; his daughters, Wanda Lodmell of Arizona, Holly Jaffe of Boca Raton, Fla., Kelly McLaughlin of Pittsburgh, Pa., and five grandchildren. Mr. Miller was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a New York State Trooper for 25 years. Mr. Miller in 1965 started what would become the

passion of his life, bringing toys and Christmas to underprivileged children through Trooper Toys for Tots for almost 50 years. A memorial service will

be held in the spring. Donations can be made to Hospice of Chautauqua County, 20 W. Fairmount Ave., Lakewood, N.Y., 14750 or UB Foundation Anatomical Gift Program, SUNY @ Buffalo, N.Y., P.O. Box 900, Buffalo, N.Y., 14226.