Brattleboro - Nancy L. Miller, 75, passed away on Sunday, May 13, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family after a brief illness.
Nancy was born November 18, 1942, a daughter of Joseph G. Eidson and Anna M. Yerger in Manheim Township, Lancaster, PA. She is predeceased by her husband Francis Miller, her parents, and brother Joseph Eidson Jr. She leaves a sister Ann Radeline and her husband and family.
Nancy cherished her step-children, Dean Miller and fiancée, Gail Houle of West Brattleboro and Audrey Miller and husband Thomas Taylor, and her grandchildren Julia and Liam Taylor of South Yarmouth, MA.
Nancy devoted many years to teaching elementary school in the Brattleboro area and was devoted to young people. Following her retirement she spent many years helping to operate the Cortland Hill Orchard on Miller Road in West Brattleboro. Over the years, she made many friends and hosted children from the local schools who enjoyed touring the apple storage and picking from the orchard.
She was an active member of the Guilford Community Church volunteering many hours and will be dearly missed for her special culinary skills and creative crafting. She also was a volunteer in countless local organizations, tirelessly offering her time, love and talents. In addition, Nancy donated freely from her bountiful and beautiful fruit orchards.
Nancy enjoyed traveling within this country as well as to foreign soils including Ireland, Kenya, Brazil, Portugal, and England. She was an avid reader and book club member and freely shared her opinion on local and world events.
Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Guilford Community Church, 38 Church Road, Guilford, VT 05301 or the Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire, P.O. Box 1339, White River Junction, VT 05001.
Services will be held at the Guilford Community Church on Saturday, May 19th at 11:00 a.m. A reception will immediately follow at the church, 38 Church Road, Guilford, VT 05301.