Beth A. Miller

Beth A. Miller of Goodrich Street, Ripley, NY, died Tuesday, December 31, 2013, at Westfield Memorial Hospital, West-field, NY, after a long illness. Born in Erie, Pa., on December 2, 1960, the daughter of the late Doris and Rev. Donald Douds.

Beth was a professional caregiver to many people in the Ripley and North East communities for many years. People in the Ripley community knew Beth as a loving and giving person.

In the last years of her life, she was a homemaker to her companion Walter Kozuck of Ripley, NY.

She is survived by six children; Joshua Miller of Ripley, Seth Miller of North Carolina, Brandon Miller of Waterford, Pa.; and Skyler, Logan and Cerria Miller, all of Ripley, NY. Also survived by her sisters; Sharon and Diane Douds and her dearest friends; Robin Ferrie and Lori Allen. Six grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.

A funeral service will be held Monday, Jan. 6 at the First Presbyterian Church of Ripley, NY, with the Rev. Phil Johnson officiating. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral service at 11 a.m. Interment will be private.

Arrangements by the Mathews Funeral Home, 104 West Main St., Ripley, NY. Michael Robert Fantauzzi, Director.