The Reverend Albert R. Miller

The Reverend Albert R. Miller


Let us remember with thanksgiving the life and ministry of Rev. Dr. Albert R. Miller, 90, of Shelton, CT who died on Friday, November 17, 2017 at Bishop Wicke Health and Rehabilitation Center. Rev. Miller was born in Brooklyn, NY on May 15, 1927, son of the late Albert F. and Marietta (Johansen) Miller.

Rev. Miller was a U.S. Navy veteran. He received his bachelor of science degree from New York University, his seminary degree from Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, KY and his doctor of ministry degree from the Graduate Theological Foundation in Mishawaka, IN. Rev. Miller was a pastor for over 50 years, serving several churches in New Jersey before becoming a member of the New York Conference in 1965. He pastored the following NY Conference churches: Bethel on Staten Island; Bedford Hills, NY; Hicksville on Long Island; First UMC in Stamford, CT; and Carmel, NY. Rev. Miller retired in 1989, and also served several churches in his retirement: Great Hill UMC in Seymour, CT; Seymour UMC; Lake Mahopac and Holmes in NY; and Winsted, CT. 

Rev. Miller is survived by his wife Marion (Hess) Ramsey, his son, Timothy Miller and his wife, Hawley; his daughter,  Lauren Pappas and her spouse, Mary Beth Edwards; his grandchildren, Kaitlin, Paige and Pierce Miller, Zachary Pappas, and Kyle Pappas and his wife, Amanda, and their son, Grayson. His wife Virginia (Lord) Miller predeceased him.

Music was special to Rev. Miller and he loved to sing, but most of all, he loved spending time with his family and friends.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00pm on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at the First United Methodist Church of Shelton, 188 Rocky Rest Road, Shelton, CT. The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association, 54 Pitman Avenue, PO Box 248, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756. Condolences may be sent to the family at Wesley Heights, 580 Long Hill Rd, Apt 124, Shelton CT 06484.