Shirley (Meyers) Miller, 84, of Sanborn, NY, passed away peacefully on September 29, 2020 at her residence, while under the care of Niagara Hospice. Born on January 29, 1936 in Niagara Falls, NY, she was the daughter of the late Herman and Esther (Proefrock) Meyers. On September 1, 1956 she married Charles P. Miller at St. Paul Lutheran Church.
Shirley was a lifelong area resident, attended local schools and graduated from Niagara Falls High School and later Bryant and Stratton College. She was primarily a homemaker, however she did office work and cleaning. Shirley was a deeply devoted Christian and active in many capacities at Destiny Christian Church and served as a volunteer for SonRays Ministries. A highlight in her life was her trip to Israel, which deeply impacted her Christian faith.
In addition to her beloved husband of over 64 years, Shirley is survived by sons, Charles (Sandra) Miller, Jr., Richard (Laurel) Miller and Michael (Loretta) Miller; a daughter, Rebecca (Jeffrey) Napier; grandchildren, who were the loves of her life, Sarah, Tyler, Zachary, Jonah, Allison, Jacob, Michael, Joshua, Kennedy, Madison and Hannah and also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to to her parents, she was predeceased by siblings, Donna (living, Phillip) Banker and Roland Meyers.
The family will be present on Friday from 3-7 p.m. at the OTTO REDANZ FUNERAL HOME, 2215 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY (716-297-9007). Shirley’s funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 3rd at 10:00 a.m. at Destiny Christian Church, 905 College Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY, with Pastor Lou Perez officiating. Prayers of committal and interment will follow in Niagara Falls Memorial Park Cemetery, Lewiston, NY. Family and friends invited. In lieu of flowers, memorial offerings may be made to Destiny Christian Church, to SonRays Ministries, Inc., 327 N. Ellicott Creek Road, Buffalo, NY 14228, or Niagara Hospice, 4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport, NY 14094. As you prepare to attend, please be mindful to bring face coverings and practice social distancing. Arrangements are under the direction of Michael R. Goodlander. Share condolences and memories by visiting Shirley’s tribute page at GOODLANDERCARES.com
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Destiny Christian Church
905 College Avenue, Niagara Falls NY 14305
4675 Sunset Drive, Lockport NY 14094
SonRays Ministries, Inc.
327 N. Ellicott Creek Road, Buffalo NY 14228