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Georgette “Tige” Renze Miller, 82, of New Kensington (formerly Dorseyville), passed away peacefully on the morning of Thursday, May 23, 2019. She was born March 15, 1937 in Pittsburgh to the late George and Julia Churilla Fucich.
Georgette was a 1954 Graduate of Mount Alvernia High School in Pittsburgh, a 1957 Graduate of St. Francis School of Nursing, and also received her B.S. degree from California University of Pennsylvania. She had a successful career as a nurse and then nursing home administrator, and served on the board of directors for the Visiting Nurses’ Association. She was a long-time volunteer and paramedic for Dorseyville Emergency Medical Services. Mrs. Miller became a New Kensington resident in 1985 and was a member of Mount Saint Peter Roman Catholic Church. She was an avid reader and crossword-puzzle enthusiast, and enjoyed golf and traveling.
She is survived by her loving husband of 34 years, Robert T. Miller; son Charles D. (Carole) Renze of Manistique, MI; daughters Mary Beth (Bill Novak) Renze of Murrysville and Julie A. (Tony) McConnon of North Huntingdon; sister Ann Mager of Penn Hills; grandchildren Andrea, Zachary (Samantha), Nathan (Amanda), Conlon, Julia, Kyle, Liam, Gwen, Charlene, and Alicia; great-grandchildren Liam, Owen, Sebastian, and Noah; and also many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Donald C. Renze; son, Steven M. Renze; sister, Elizabeth “Betty” Dunbar; half sisters Josephine, Helen, Jennie, Judy, and Mary; and half brothers Rocco and Tino.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 28 from 1-8 PM in the Ross G. Walker Funeral Home, 217 Freeport Road, New Kensington where prayers of transfer will be held on Wednesday at 9:30 AM prior to a funeral Mass at 10 AM at Mount Saint Peter Roman Catholic Church, 100 Freeport Road, New Kensington. Burial will be private. Visit rossgwalker.com to leave an online condolence.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Knead Community Cafe https://www.kneadcommunitycafe.org or the Patient Advocate Foundation Co-Pay Relief fund http://www.copays.org