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Rosella M. (Schweitzer) Miller

Born: Mon., Feb. 25, 1929
Died: Sun., Oct. 11, 2020


6:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Wed., Oct. 14, 2020
Location: Redmond Funeral
Home, Inc.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held

10:00 AM Thu., Oct. 15, 2020
Location: St. Mary, Mother of God Church

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Rosella M. Miller, 91, of Buffalo Twp., passed away on Sunday, October 11th, while in the company of family, at Assisted Living at Rosebrook. Rosella was born in Freeport, on February 25, 1929, a daughter of the late Rosella K. (Snyder) and Chester M. Schweitzer. She owned and operated Miller's Grocery Store for 23 years, retiring in 2002. She was a member of St. Mary, Mother of God Church in Freeport. Rosella enjoyed gardening, crocheting, bird watching, camping, cooking, holidays and spending time with her family. Rosella is survived by six daughters, Rosella "Vicki" (Paul) Fotheringham, of Kittanning; Carol Silvis, of Murrysville, Dee (Michael) Zoller, of Cary, NC, Kathie (Bud) Tanner, of Slate Lick, Darlene (Lou) Kepes, of Mechanicsburg, daughter in law, Jennifer Miller of Georgia and Diana (Carol) Weaver, of Mechanicsburg; three sons Edward (Dottie) Baer, of New Bethlehem, Timothy Baer (Miss Heather), of Slate Lick and Kenneth (Dee) Baer, of Slate Lick. She is also survived by 21 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great-grandchildren; and her brother Albert (Drew) Schweitzer, of Raleigh, NC. Besides her parents, Rosella is preceded in death by her first husband Edward J. Baer, second husband Harold L. Miller, her son David Miller, grandson Klayton Baer, great-granddaughter Kelly Shaeffer, her 2 brothers, Harold and Robert Schweitzer and two sisters Mona McClain & Jean Stobener. Her 1st husband, Edward J. Baer who passed in 1999.  Family and friends will be received on Wednesday October 14th, from 6-9 p.m. in the Redmond Funeral Home, Inc., 524 High St., Freeport. Social distancing will be maintained and all in attendance will be required to wear face masks in accordance with the PA state mandate. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 15th in St. Mary, Mother of God Church in Freeport, with Monsignor Gilbert Gente officiating. Burial will be held in Mt. Airy Cemetery in Natrona Heights. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to JDRF Western PA 960 Penn Ave #1000, Pittsburgh, PA 15222.

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Justina Gombos
   Posted Tue October 13, 2020
My sincerest and deepest condolences on the passing of Rosella. She was an extremely lovable woman. It was my pleasure and honor to have known her and gotten the pleasure to make her smile, as well as care for her. I will keep her and your family in my thoughts

Kathie Wagner Ehrman
   Posted Fri October 16, 2020
My sympathy to the family. When I lived in South Buffalo Twp., I shopped many times at Miller’s Store and enjoyed Rose’s smile and friendliness.

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