Margaret ‘Meg’ O. Miller

Margaret “Meg” O’Grady Miller, 87, of Lake Clear, passed away on May 29, 2019, surrounded by family at the home of her daughter, Valerie Miner, North Bennington, Vermont.

Born Nov. 28, 1931 in Rochester was the daughter of Patrick and Brigid O’Grady of Batavia. 

Meg is predeceased by her husband Rich of 60 years and her son Thomas Richard Miller of Haiku, Hawaii.

She is survived by family members, including her brother Jerome O’Grady (Mary), sister-in-law Georgi (Miller) Garrison and sister-in-law Barbara Miller (brother-in-law, Ron Miller); children Lynne Littlefield (Danny) of Sodus, Valerie Miner (David) of North Bennington, Vermont,  Dan Miller (Barbara) of Williamsport, Pennsylvania, and step-sons Richard Reed (Shelley) and Ronald Reed (deceased) (Donna); and 13 grandchildren: Jamie (Littlefield) Hargarther, Jeremy Littlefield, Zeb Miner, Miriah (Miner) Downing, Myles Miller, Drew Miller, Haley Miller, Valaree Lynn Gomes-Miller, Zeke Miller; and step-grandchildren Tim Reed, Eric Reed, Adam Reed, and Lauren Reed; and nine great-grandchildren Daniel Littlefield, Kendall Littlefield, Kinlee Hargarther, Eli Miner, Brodie Miner, Jack Miner, Kamaehu Gomes-Miller and Zevan Downing; and step-granddaughter Emma Reed. 

Meg and Rich moved to Lake Clear in 1990 after residing in Sodus for 38 years. Meg loved the Adirondacks; paddling, hiking and camping with her beloved husband Rich. 

A graduate of Genesee Hospital School of Nursing, Meg was a committed health care provider serving as an ER nurse, teacher (nursing) and surrogate advocate for individuals with special needs.

Meg served many years as a nurse at Myers Community Hospital (Sodus) and a teacher at BOCES, Wayne County, before her retirement in 1994. 

Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral  home in Saranac Lake. Calling hours will take place at St. John in the Wilderness in Lake Clear from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday, June 6. A Catholic funeral mass will immediately follow, with the Rev. Paul Kelly officiating. Burial will follow the mass at St. Bernard’s Cemetery in Saranac Lake. 

Friends wishing to remember Meg may make memorial contributions to VNA & Hospice of the Southwest Region; serving Bennington and Rutland Counties — vermontvisitingnurses.org.

Family and friends can also share their memories and sign the online guestbook at fortunekeoughfuneralhome.com.