Obituary, Catherine M. “Katie” Miller

Catherine M. “Katie” Miller, 84, a lifelong area resident passed away on Saturday, October 7, 2023, at her home in Dover Plains surrounded by her loving family. Katie was an EEG/EKG Technician at the Wassaic Developmental Center and Sharon Hospital. She also worked as a server and hostess at Tony’s Restaurant and Ye Old Dover Tavern in Dover Plains.

Born on October 10, 1938 in Sharon, CT, she was the daughter of the late Michael F. and Catherine (Sullivan) Stapleton. Katie graduated from Amenia Schools class of 1957. She was a member of the Irish Heritage Club in Poughkeepsie, the Knitting and Quilting Club in New Milford, CT, and also a member of the Metropolitan EEG/EKG Society. Katie was also a parishioner of Immaculate Conception Church in Amenia.

Katie is survived by two sons, Michael Miller and his wife, Sherry, of Chandler, AZ, and Martin Miller of Amenia, and two daughters, Maureen Castro and her husband, John, of Pasadena, MD and Meghan Miller and her companion, Timothy McEnroe of Millbrook. She is also survived by five grandchildren, Kaitlin Prugger, Emma Kate and Nicholas Lomangino, Sarah Castro and Madeline Miller; three great-grandchildren, Grace, Carter and Emerson Prugger and her longtime companion, Richard C. Wheeler of Dover Plains.

In addition to her parents, Katie is predeceased by a son, Thomas Miller; a brother, Michael Edward Stapleton and two sisters, Maureen Stapleton and Margaret Murray.

Calling hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 11, 2023, at the Hufcut Funeral Home, 3159 Route 22, Dover Plains, NY. Graveside services and burial will take place at 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 12, 2023 at Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Route 22, Amenia with Rev. R. Kent Wilson officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Hudson Valley Hospice, 374 Violet Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Author: Harlem Valley News