Florence R. Miller

November 26, 1991

Florence Richards Miller, a retired college librarian, died Sunday of emphysema at a daughter's home in Severna Park.

Services were being held today at St. Martin's-in-the-Field Episcopal Church, 375 Benfield Road in Severna Park.

Mrs. Miller, who was 74, moved to Severna Park four years ago. She retired in 1986 after 20 years of service in the acquisitions department of the library of the State University of New York at Stony Brook.

The former Florence Richards was a native of Massena, N.Y., who also lived in Port Jefferson, N.Y., and Miller Place, N.Y. She earned a bachelor's degree in bacteriology at Purdue University.

In New York, she served as matron of the Suwassett Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star and was a member of the Mount Sinai Congregational Church.

Her husband, William A. Miller, a retired research physicist, died in 1982, and a son, William T. Miller, died in 1978.

She is survived by three daughters, Deborah M. Mason of Severna Park, Diana R. Vaughan of Port Orange, Fla., and Sarah E. Hamlin of Baltimore; two sons, Jonathan E. Miller of Indianapolis and David R. Miller of Belmont, N.C.; and 10 grandchildren.

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