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Benjamin L. Miller

February 20, 1941 August 3, 2018
Benjamin L. Miller
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Benjamin L. Miller, age 77, of Bel Air, MD passed away on August 3, 2018 at his home. Born in Centreville, MD he was the son of Joseph Perry Miller and Mary Catherine (Middleton) Ireland. He was predeceased by his wife of 52 years, Elizabeth Ann (Messick) Miller (Betsy), who was his high school sweetheart.

Mr. Miller retired as a Major with the Maryland Army National Guard in 1986 after 29 years of service. He then worked for Aberdeen Proving Ground for over 25 years where he held several positions including Security Manager for the U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Security Specialist for the Ballistics Research Laboratory and Branch Chief of the Administrative Support Branch of the Human Engineering Laboratory. He also provided computer desk support, database and programming support.

Mr. Miller was the marksmanship coordinator of the Rifle and Pistol Team with the Maryland National Guard where he received many trophies, rewards and recognitions for his marksman skills. He was a member of the NRA and the Bel Air American Legion. He was an avid golf player, enjoyed watching all sports, liked to shoot trap, and was a basketball referee for several years. He enjoyed teasing and joking around with his granddaughters and spending time with his 2 poodles.

Mr. Miller is survived by three daughters, Aprille Dawn Massarelli of Belcamp, Alisa Suzanne Ankerbrand and husband, Ken, of Bel Air, and Nancy Suellen Brewer, and husband, Chris, of Bel Air; siblings, Donald Miller and Judith Miles both of Centreville; granddaughters, Amanda Massarelli, Jessica Massarelli, Krystal Ankerbrand, and Victoria Massarelli; and 2 great grandchildren.

In honor of his wife, memorial contributions may be made to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network®, 1500 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 200, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, https://www.pancan.org/


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Visitation

Wednesday

8

Aug

2:00 PM 8/8/2018 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 8/8/2018 4:00:00 PM
McComas Funeral Home, P.A. (Abingdon)

1317 Cokesbury Road
Abingdon, MD 21009

McComas Funeral Home, P.A. (Abingdon)
1317 Cokesbury Road Abingdon 21009 MD
United States

Visitation

Wednesday

8

Aug

7:00 PM 8/8/2018 7:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 8/8/2018 9:00:00 PM
McComas Funeral Home, P.A. (Abingdon)

1317 Cokesbury Road
Abingdon, MD 21009

McComas Funeral Home, P.A. (Abingdon)
1317 Cokesbury Road Abingdon 21009 MD
United States

Visitation

Friday

10

Aug

11:00 AM 8/10/2018 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 8/10/2018 1:00:00 PM
Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home

408 South Liberty Street
Centreville, MD 21617

Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home
408 South Liberty Street Centreville 21617 MD
United States

Service

Friday

10

Aug

1:00 PM 8/10/2018 1:00:00 PM
Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home

408 South Liberty Street
Centreville, MD 21617

Fellows, Helfenbein & Newnam Funeral Home
408 South Liberty Street Centreville 21617 MD
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Woodlawn Memorial Park Final Resting Place

Rural Route 50
Easton, MD 21601

Rural Route 50 Easton 21601 MD
United States
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