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Martin Boniface Miller, age 94 of Woodstock, Maryland passed away on Tuesday May 28, 2019.
He was born August 7, 1924 to Martin Joseph and Mary Catherine Miller (née Strohmer), in Baltimore, Maryland. Marty married Elizabeth Lee Walston on October 28, 1950. His marriage to Betty for 68 years was the anchor and focus of his life efforts.
Marty is survived by his wife, Betty Miller. Marty and Betty built their family legacy: the late Michael J. Sr., Mary E. and Roland E. Cumor, Carol L. and Thomas F. Obrecht, Walter J. and Debra L. Miller, John J. and Karen E. Miller, Kathleen M. and the late J. William Dulaney, and Jacqueline A. Manelli. Marty is survived by 20 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren and his brother, Cecil C. Miller of Catonsville. He was preceded in death by father Martin J., mother Mary C., sisters, Vera Swindell and Mercedes Miller, brother, Gerard Miller and dear cousin, Hartman J. Miller.
He was a graduate of St. Benedict's Catholic School, Baltimore Polytechnic Institute and Loyola University Maryland. Marty was a member of Bon Secours Catholic Chapel; served in WWII in the U.S. Navy from 1943 to 1946 as Electrician's Mate in the Pacific Campaign on the USS Pilot and USS YMS 91 minesweepers. He retired from Westinghouse Electric, Linthicum, Maryland as a Chemical Engineer after 33 years. He also supported the Maryland Bar Association; published two Electronic Packaging and Materials dictionaries, one for John's Hopkins Engineering School.
Marty deeply loved his family, friends, faith, church, and was devoted to The Blessed Mother. He enjoyed daily Mass, prayerful time saying the Holy Rosary, catching and eating Chesapeake blue crabs, chocolate, pretzels, Manhattans, anything related to the sea, thinking, golfing, baseball, finance, technology, solving problems, home repairs, travel, current events, watching sports and movies, and sharing his time to help anyone in need. He was a great conversationalist and his blue eyes always sparkled and smiled.