Godfrey Seibert MILLER

It is with much sadness that the family of Godfrey Seibert Miller announces his passing on April 5, 2005. Godfrey was born in Gaspe, Quebec to Ruby & Percy Miller on December 13, 1923, the eldest of seven. He volunteered to join the Canadian Army in 1942 serving during WWII as an ambulance driver. He landed at Normandy 3 days after D Day returning to Canada in 1946. During his time in England he met the love of his life Peggy Joyce Manns and married March 10, 1945. They lived in Gaspe until 1969, when they moved with their family of 4 children to Abbotsford. He was a Life Member of the Royal Canadian Legion serving his fellow veterans tirelessly holding many offices both in Gaspe & Abbotsford. For his dedication he was awarded the Palm Leaf, the highest award a Legion Member can receive. Godfrey volunteered & belonged to many clubs & organizations such as Boy Scouts, Diabetes Assn, Eagles and Oddfellows & others as well as forming a Senior Allied Veterans Club. He leaves to mourn his passing his wife of 60 years Peggy; Children Sonya (Doug) Woollacott, Jo Ann Elen, Kent (Ellen) Miller & Lesley (Kirk) Charlton, as well as 9 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren. He also leaves behind 3 brothers: Desmond, Wendell (Jean) & Percy (Donna). In keeping with Godfrey’s wishes he will be buried in a simple gray blanket, as he buried many of his comrades during the war. He will be carried on stretcher by his grandsons. A viewing will take place at Henderson’s on Monday, April 11th from 7-9pm. A graveside service will be held at Hazelwood Cemetery on April 12 at 10:30 am with a memorial service at St. Matthews Anglican Church on Guildford Drive, Abbotsford at 1:30 pm with tea to follow. Many thanks for the kindness provided by the Mission ECU. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Mission ECU or the charity of your choice.

He was a proud Canadian!

We will remember!

Arrangements by

Henderson’s Funeral Home

(604) 854-5534

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