Patricia Miller

August 6, 1945 - February 24, 2023
Traverse City, MI


Life Story / Obituary


Patricia “Patty” Ann (Pilarski) Miller, 77, of Traverse City died Friday, February 24, 2023. She was born August 6, 1945 in Bay City, the daughter of the late Phillip and Virginia (Laney) Pilarski.

Patty worked in retail and cosmetology. She married Ronnie Miller on January 15, 1966, in Lansing.

She was a loving wife, mom, and grandmother. Patty enjoyed downhill skiing, riding bikes, camping, playing slots at the casino, making wreaths, and being surrounded by friends and family. Her favorite holiday was Halloween.

Patty is survived by her husband, Ronnie Miller; her children, Kim (Patrick) Weber and Lori (Brent) Hickey; her grandchildren, Amanda (Jake) Lidak, Jillian Weber, Brandon Weber, Jacob Hickey and Jenna Hickey; her great-grandchildren, Cutler Lidak and Lincoln Lidak; and her brother, Dennis (Doreen) Pilarski.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Phillip and Virginia Pilarski; her sister, Phillis (George) Messina; and her brother, Robert (Kathy) Pilarski.

Private services will be held.

The family would like to thank the staff at French Manor Terra for the wonderful level of care Patty received during her time there.

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