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  • Agnes Irene "Aggie" Miller

  • Agnes Irene "Aggie" Miller, 81, of Dolgeville, passed away peacefully on Tuesday evening, March 26, 2013, at Bassett Healthcare, Cooperstown, with her loving family by her side.

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  • Agnes Irene "Aggie" Miller, 81, of Dolgeville, passed away peacefully on Tuesday evening, March 26, 2013, at Bassett Healthcare, Cooperstown, with her loving family by her side.
    She was born on May 19, 1931, in Little Falls, the daughter of the late Nicholas and Irene (Kane) Miller. She attended St. Mary's Academy and graduated with the class of 1950. Aggie was a devoted Catholic and was a life long member of St. Joseph's Church in Dolgeville,
    For 43 years, Aggie was employed as a telephone operator for several companies such as New York Telephone, AT&T and later at Verizon, where she retired in 1993. In her career, she traveled to many places such as Kingston, Connecticut and lastly to Utica. Aggie formed many friendships with her career as a telephone operator and was a proud member of the Telephone Pioneers of America.
    Aggie was also a member of Oppenheim Senior Citizens, Schuyler Senior Citizens and Spruce Lake Fish and Game Club. Aggie liked to travel, which included trips to Europe to Italy, Ireland and England and across the United States. Among her trips, she traveled to the Caribbean, Canada and went on several cruises.
    She was known to many people as "Aunt Aggie." Aggie spent her entire life taking care of those she loved the most, her mother, father and family. She enjoyed reminiscing of days gone by. Aggie enjoyed her Friday afternoons at the beauty parlor where she would get her hair done and spend the day with the girls. She was an avid reader and liked cooking, crocheting, knitting, watching television, traveling, shopping, especially on QVC, and visiting with family and friends. Aggie was especially proud of her brothers, Nick and Brian, along with their families, and was always interested in their lives.
    Aggie mostly enjoyed her nieces and nephews. She helped her brothers by babysitting their children in her younger years and most recently babysitting her great-niece and great-nephew, Madison and Ethan. Aggie touched many lives in her 81 years on earth. She was a kind, gentle soul who was generous and always giving of herself. Aunt Aggie will be greatly missed by her family and her many friends.
    She is survived by her beloved brothers, Nicholas M. Miller, Jr., and his wife, Marcia, of Dolgeville, and Dr. Brian J. and Mrs. Patricia Miller, of Bethlehem, Pa.; her loving nieces and nephews, Pamela Miller, Sandra Miller and her husband, Peter Kowalski, Dr. Brian Miller and his wife, Greta, and Michael Miller and his wife, Margaret, all of Pennsylvania, Nicholas Miller, III, and his wife, Crystal, and Noelle Miller-Plonka, all of New York, and Nicole Miller, of North Carolina; special nephews, Loring Brandow and his companion, Barb Knowles, Larry Brandow and his wife, Crystal, Lance Brandow and his wife, Jennifer, and Link Brandow and his wife, Tara, all of New York; and cherished great-nieces and nephews, Dianna, Patrick, Sean, Lance, Jacob, Brian, Elizabeth, Madison, Ethan, Janelle, Kelsey, Sara, Michaela, Allison, Kaitlyn, Richard, Taylor and Kaylee. Aunt Aggie was also expecting a new great-niece or nephew, Baby Miller, in May 2013, for which she was very happy and excited about. She is also survived by cousins, Mary Michael and her husband, Barry, and their families, Bernadine Evens and her husband, Jim, and their families; the Bilinski Family; her friends, Kim Kilmartin, Mary Frederico and Joanie Ploss; neighbor and friend, Jim Spinner; and several cousins.
    Page 2 of 2 - She was predeceased by her parents, aunts, uncles, and life long friend and co-worker, Dorothy Hilley, in 2012.
    Calling hours will be held on Monday, April 1, 2013, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Miller-Plonka Funeral Home, 30 Wolf St., Dolgeville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Dolgeville, with Father Qui Vo. Burial will be held at St. Joseph's Cemetery where she will be laid to rest with her mother and father.
    Please consider memorial contributions for St. Joseph's Church in memory of Agnes Irene Miller.
    To leave a message of sympathy for the Miller Family, please visit www.millerplonkafuneralhome.com and sign the guest book.

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